OBITUARY: Robert Reid (1927 – 2022)

“He missed printing B.C.’s first book by a month in 1949, but Bob Reid (left) became one of Canada’s most famous typographers and book designers. It all started on Christmas, 1936.” FULL STORY

 

 

Celebrity images

July 09th, 2020

Working on a postdoctoral fellowship at SFU, Katja Lee wrote Limelight: Canadian Women and the Rise of Celebrity Autobiography ( Wilfrid Laurier $49.99) examining how the rise of celebrity autobiography was used in Canada for image management. Her examples include: L.M. Montgomery, Nellie McClung, the Dionne Quintuplets, Margaret Trudeau and Shania Twain. 978-1-77112-429-4

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