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Exciting times, indeed, but also nerve-wracking:
UBC Press's foray into trade publishing

Posted: November 7, 2017
Every university press publishes books that matter or – as we like to say at UBC Press – “Thought That Counts.” But these books would matter more if publishers could get the attention of readers outside of their traditional hard-core academic audience. Over the past two years, UBC Press has tried to do exactly that, honing newfound skills to attract general readers. ...more

Book Signing: Reluctant Warriors

Posted: November 4, 2017 2:00PM - November 4, 2017 4:00PM
Location: Gift Shop, Canadian War Museum, 1 Vimy Pl, Ottawa, ON
Meet Patrick Dennis, author of Reluctant Warriors. His book sheds new light on the success of the Military Service Act and provides fresh evidence that conscripts were good soldiers who fought valiantly and made a crucial contribution to the success of the Canadian Corps in 1918. ...more

Book Signing: Reluctant Warriors

Posted: November 3, 2017 1:00PM - November 3, 2017 3:00PM
Location: Chapters, 47 Rideau St, Ottawa, ON
Meet Patrick Dennis, author of Reluctant Warriors. His book sheds new light on the success of the Military Service Act and provides fresh evidence that conscripts were good soldiers who fought valiantly and made a crucial contribution to the success of the Canadian Corps in 1918. ...more

Behind-the-Scenes: The New Purich Books Logo

Posted: November 1, 2017
On a crisp October afternoon, Liz Hudson (UBC Press’s inventory coordinator) and I had the pleasure of sitting down with Emma Novotny, Senior Graphic Designer from UBC’s Faculty of Arts, to chat about the process behind designing the new Purich Books logo. ...more

Book Launch & Reception: Hunting the Northern Character

Posted: October 25, 2017 5:30PM - October 25, 2017 7:00PM
Location: Massey College, University of Toronto
A reception and book launch for Tony Penikett's new book Hunting the Northern Character. ...more

Book Launch & Reception: Hunting the Northern Character

Posted: October 23, 2017 5:30PM - October 23, 2017 7:00PM
Location: The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation, Montreal
A reception and book launch for Tony Penikett's new book Hunting the Northern Character. ...more
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