SHuSH, by Kenneth Whyte

Kenneth Whyte
The world of non-fiction from Sutherland House (and beyond)
Created 22 May 2019
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  • 'We're counsel for Warner Bros.'
    08 Oct 2021 • 8 min read
    Welcome to the 119th edition of SHuSH, the weekly newsletter of Sutherland House Books. If you’re new here, hit the button—it’s free: Subscribe now This week, we published a book by the talented Jaime...
  • White-knuckle publishing
    01 Oct 2021 • 8 min read
    At the beginning of this year, Sutherland House signed Mike Blanchfield and Fen Osler Hampson to write an account of China’s treatment of the two innocent Canadian nationals, Michael Spavor and Michae...
  • Whistling past the container port
    24 Sep 2021 • 5 min read
    But first, about last night… A strange thing happened. I walked into a roomful of strangers and made small talk for a couple of hours. I’d been invited by Sutherland House’s uber-publicist Sarah Minia...
  • Canada's non-fiction crisis
    17 Sep 2021 • 8 min read
    The short-list for the $60,000 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust prize for non-fiction was announced this week. Not surprisingly, given the recent history of non-fiction in this country, all five of the no...
  • Show and tell
    10 Sep 2021 • 7 min read
    Things have been rough at Sutherland House this summer. We had a production mishap. A book went to the printer without captions on its photo pages. We had to scrap the whole press run, fix the caption...
  • SHuSH: The tabloid edition
    03 Sep 2021 • 6 min read
    It’s the last week of summer. It’s difficult to take anything seriously. Welcome to the first annual SHuSH tabloid edition! Earlier this year, crime writer Peter Lance published Homicide at Rough Poin...
  • Comes the revolution
    27 Aug 2021 • 9 min read
    There’s a Canadian election campaign on right now and as always happens when politicians seek our votes, conversation turns to arts and cultural policy. Would be nice, though, wouldn’t it? The only el...
  • Indigo's new pulse
    20 Aug 2021 • 7 min read
    “The COVID-19 pandemic,” says Indigo, Canada’s largest bookseller, “has negatively impacted the economy and consumer spending, disrupted supply chains, and created significant volatility in financial ...
  • The real Scholastic scandal
    13 Aug 2021 • 7 min read
    Iole Lucchese was hardly a star in the publishing world. She had worked for thirty years at Scholastic Corporation, an educational publisher best known for pitching directly to kids through the school...
  • The best of biography
    06 Aug 2021 • 5 min read
    SPECIAL OFFER: CONVINCE A FRIEND TO SIGN UP TO SHuSH THIS WEEK AND YOU’ll BE ENTERED IN A DRAW TO WIN ONE OF THREE SIGNED COPIES OF KENNETH WHYTE’S HOOVER: AN EXTRAORDINARY LIFE IN EXTRAORDINARY TIMES...
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