Bill Haugland, the former evening anchor of Pulse/CFCF/CTV Montreal news, is launching his new novel Mobile 9 with a signing at Paragraphe bookstore (2220 McGill College Ave.) on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
The book is about a young television reporter in Montreal in the 60s whose life suddenly becomes a lot more exciting than Haugland’s was.
Translated copies of Barack Obama's two books - Dreams of My Father and The Audacity of Hope - are on sale
I didn’t realize these books were even translated into French.
What amuses me most, though, is that someone felt it necessary to add messages to the books pointing out that Obama is “le nouveau président des états-unis”. Is there someone out there that doesn’t know he won? And if there is, why would this person be interested in reading these books?
The Gazette’s Elizabeth Thompson has a post on her blog about why her paper released a review of Jean Chrétien’s new book a day before the expiry of an embargo she had agreed to, and three days before its scheduled release. It involves some rule-breaking bookstores and a chance encounter with Paul Martin.