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   March 4, 2014

Mosaic at the London Book Fair:


Mosaic Press will be exhibiting its latest books at the London Book Fair at Earls Court at our Booth P 400, April 8, 9, 10, 2014.
Please come by to see us.

Death by Prescription by Terence Young has just been optioned for film production.


The US edition of this book with a Foreword by Congressman Bart Stupak will be released in March, 2014.
The Government of Canada has now tabled legislation in line with and inspired by Terence Young and his book, Death by Prescription.
Press coverage of this legislation and the book and Terence Young has been enormous.
The Spanish language edition of this book was released by Grupo Tomo in Mexico in late December 2013.

Important New Book


March will see the release by Mosaic Press of a hugely important book entitled Hanging by a Thread: Afghan Women's Rights and Security Threats, by Dr. Massouda Jalal and Dr. Mario Silva.
Dr. Jalal was a former Minister in the Karzai government and is the most important public spokesperson on Women's rights in Afghanistan. Dr. Mario Silva is a former Member of Parliament in Canada and an expert in international law and security.

New Titles


March will see the release by Mosaic Press of a hugely important book entitled Hanging by a Thread: Afghan Women's Rights and Security Threats, by Dr. Massouda Jalal and Dr. Mario Silva.
Dr. Jalal was a former Minister in the Karzai government and is the most important public spokesperson on Women's rights in Afghanistan. Dr. Mario Silva is a former Member of Parliament in Canada and an expert in international law and security.

The Autobiography of Jack the Ripper as Revealed to Clanash Farjeon is just released and will attract a lot of interest at the London Book Fair.

Watch for the Fall release of a new series from Mosaic Press. DIME CRIME is the series title and it features theme-based short fiction by celebrated authors who made their reputations in Ellery Queen and Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine.

Investigating Sherlock Holmes: Solved & Unsolved Mysteries by Hartley R. Nathan and Clifford S. Goldfarb will amuse, delight and entertain people! How do high-powered, senior legal minds from two major law firms in Toronto think through aspects of the 'canon'?
Watch for a late April release.


   January 5, 2014

2014 Mosaic Press Catalogue Now Available


The Mosaic Press Spring 2014 Canadian sales catalogue is now available
Click here to download it.


Writers Workshop in France


Mosaic Press author Joyce Wayne is leading an exciting Writers Workshop and Retreat in Burgundy, France in summer 2014.
For more information click here.


   July 23, 2013

Mosaic Press at the Frankfurt Book Fair, October 9-14th, 2013.


Mosaic Press will, once again, be at its stand at the forthcoming Frankfurt Book Fair.
We will be at Hall 8.0, Stand L 54.
Please book your appointment with us ASAP.


Mosaic Press, Bookmasters and Baker & Taylor


Mosaic Press titles are now distributed in the US by Bookmasters of Ashland, OH.
Bookmasters was just purchased by Baker & Taylor, the world's largest book distributor.
Mosaic Press is delighted by this news as it now gives Mosaic book, authors and stock deeper access into the Baker & Taylor global distribution system.


   March 5, 2013

Book Launches for Important new Mosaic Press books


Mosaic Press will launch Eric Koch’s latest book, The Golden Years: Encounters with Glenn Gould, Marshall McLuhan, René Lévesque, Lester B. Pearson, John G. Diefenbaker – Five Stories at the Metro Toronto Library, St. Clair and Yonge Streets, on March 16th, 2013 at 2:00 PM.
Please visit our Bookstore to order your signed copy.

Mosaic Press will launch Jean-Louis Roy’s new book Ontario in Transition: Achievements and Challenges (published by Stanke in Quebec as Chers voisins, ce qu’on ne connait pas de l’Ontario) on March 25th, 2013 at the University Club in Toronto.
This book has already received rave reviews in Quebec and Jeffrey Simpson in the Globe and Mail devoted an entire article to it stating that this book is "…a tour de force…"
Please visit our Bookstore to order your signed copy.

Watch for the release of Terence Young’s astonishing book Death by Prescription: A Father Takes on his Daughter’s Killer – the Multi-billion-dollar Pharmaceutical Industry in April 2013. Terence Young is the Member of Parliament from Oakville and his book has already received huge media coverage in Maclean’s, the National Post and much more.


   Jan. 28, 2013

Mosaic Press will be at the London Book Fair


Mosaic Press will be exhibiting its new and recent titles at the London Book Fair, to be held at Earls Court, London, April 15-17, 2013.
Mosaic Press will be at its usual exhibiting location, Booth P 400.
Please come by to see us.


New Distributers


Mosaic Press is very pleased to announce that Brunswick Books, is NOW the distributor of all Mosaic Press books in Canada.

Brunswick Books is a superb Toronto based distributor of quality books. They have an excellent sales force, a well organized and efficient distribution system and are directed by Lindsay Sharpe, an experienced and effective leader.

Mosaic Press had a relationship with Fernwood Books for many years in the late 1990's and early 2000's. Brunswick Books is the distribution company which emerged from Fernwood Books and it is excellent that Brunswick Books now represents Mosaic Books to the trade, college and university markets.

Mosaic Press is delighted to announce that it has entered into a new distribution agreement with Bookmasters.com/Atlasbooks.com to do sales, marketing and distribution of Mosaic Press books in the US market.


   Nov, 3, 2012

Mosaic Press will be exhibiting its titles at the Guadalajara Book Fair in Guadalajara Mexico from November 25-29th, 2012. The Spanish-American market is a terrific market for Mosaic titles and the Fair in Guadalajara is, in our estimation, exceptionally well organized, wonderfully friendly and a delight!

Frankfurt was very successful for Mosaic with quick rights sales to Poland, Lithuania, Italy, Thailand and India and numerous other sales being negotiated now.

What's coming NOW!!!!

We are delighted that Images, Relics and Legends is being released in November 2012. This is an extremely important addition to our Asian Studies list and a 'must' book for anybody interested in Buddhism.

Operation Nostradamus by Raul Gonzalez is being released in November 2012, as well. A thriller set in the Vatican and elsewhere. This novel should make some 'waves' in numerous circles. We are very high on it.

Almost Somewhere Else by John Wing is also a November release. John is most widely known as 'personality' on the comedy circuit in North America and on board cruise shops. He is a regular on CBC radio and numerous comedy venues. However, he is also one of Canada's best poets!

   Oct. 4, 2012

Latest News!

Mosaic Press will be exhibiting its new and important titles at the Frankfurt Book Fair, October 10-14th, 2012 at its booth 8.0 L 924.

Hugh Cook's recent novel Heron River has been receiving rave reviews and Hugh just won a major award from The Word Guild - Canadian Christian Writing Award, June 2012 as the best Contemporary Novel!
Hugh's novel is already in to its Second Printing!

Red Coat Diaries: True Stories from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police edited by Cst. Aaron Sheedy is in its Second Printing and was sold to Wal-Mart, among many other stores.
The Second volume in the series, True Stories written by RCMP FEMALE Officers is in preparation and should be published in 2013.

The numerous book launches for Milton Acorn's Selected Poems, In A Springtime Instant, continue as interest in Milton's work grows, espdcially among younger readers and writers.


   Feb. 10, 2012

Mosaic Press & PGC Books

Mosaic Press is pleased to announce that as of January 1, 2012 PGC Books, Publishers Group Canada, has assumed the sales, marketing and distribution of Mosaic Press titles in Canada. We are very pleased by this development and look forward to a long and successful relationship with PGC.


Winter/Spring 2012 Catalogue

Mosaic Press new Winter/Spring 2012 Catalogue is now ready and available. This new Catalogue is the fundamental selling instrument for PGC and it also includes titles and covers of some of our Fall 2012 new titles.

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Mosaic PGC Spring 2012 Catalogue

Mosaic Press & the London Book Fair, April 16-18 2012

Mosaic Press will be exhibiting its new and recent titles at its booth at the Lndon Book fair, Earl's Court, London April 16-18, 2012. Our booth is P 400 and we invite all to visit with us at the LBF. Mosaic Press will also be exhibiting its titles at the Frankfurt Book Fair, October 10-14, 2012.


Mosaic Press & Film

Mosaic Press will be meeting with film producers at the From Page to Screen event sponsored by the OMDC on February 24, 2012 in Toronto.


   Jan. 1, 2012

Mosaic Press Joins Forces with PGC!

Mosaic Press is very pleased to announce that as of January 1, 2012 PGC or Publishers Group Canada Books will handle the sales, marketing and distribution of Mosaic Press publications in Canada.

PGC has established an enviable record over many years as a reliable, efficient and thorough distributor of high quality publications. They are known to be very strong with the independent bookshops, large and small, Indigo/Chapters, libraries, wholesalers and the trade in general.

Mosaic Press' Spring list will be comprised of nine new books and will be made available through the PGC marketing team. In addition, all books in the extensive Mosaic Press backlist will be available through PGC.

We are delighted by this new development at Mosaic and we believe that we have found the perfect partner to enable Mosaic Press and its publishing program to thrive in Canada next year and in the years to come.



   Oct. 8, 2011

MOSAIC PRESS announces the launch of its NEW BOOKSTORE

We urge all our visitors, friends and customers to visit our bookstore and we will dispatch orders within a few days.

Please note that we also have a special offer on shipping costs.

We will continue to post many of our new titles on the NEW BOOKSTORE.


   Oct. 8, 2011

RED COAT DIARIES: True Stories from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police is almost here!

Laughter, heartbreak, thrills, tragedy, heroism...it's all here in this collection of behind-the-scenes stories of policing from the RCMP.
Each recollection is a true first-hand account written by a member of the Force.

Order online or email us now to pre-order our most anticipated title of the season!

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Red Coat Diaries

   Oct. 7, 2011

Our 2011-2012 Foreign Rights catalogue is here!

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2011foreignrights (40K)

   Oct. 4, 2011

MOSAIC AT FRANKFURT, GUADALAJARA & LONDON BOOK FAIRS, 2011-2012

Mosaic Press will be exhibiting its books, as usual, at the Frankfurt Book Fair from October 12th-16th, 2011.
We will be at our booth 8.0 L 926.
We hope that all our friends and colleagues will come to visit with us.

Next major book Fair will be the Guadalajara Book Fair in Mexico where we will be at the Rights Center, # 11.
The Fair is from November 27th - December 1, 2011.
It is the best book fair we attend and we are pleased to say that we always sell some 10+ titles at this Fair, each year!
Bravo to Guadalajara and the FIL.

The London Book Fair will be held April 16th-18th, 2012, in London.
Mosaic Press will be at its own booth, as usual. We will be at booth P 400, same as last year. A terrific location.
Hope to see you then and there!

        Howard Aster, Publisher of Mosaic Press


   Feb. 7, 2011

Mosaic Press will, once again, be exhibiting our new and forthcoming books at the London Book Fair, April 11-13th, 2011.

Our booth number is P 400 and we would welcome all our colleagues, friends and others to come by to see us in London.

        Howard Aster, Publisher of Mosaic Press


   September 2, 2009

Mosaic Press will be exhibiting its new, recent and backlist titles at the Frankfurt Book Fair, October 14-18th, 2009.

We will be at our booth, 8.0 L 960 for the duration of the Fair and we hope to see you.

We hope that our friends, colleagues and acquaintances will come by to see or, if you prefer, kindly contact us and we can set up an appointment.

        Howard Aster, Publisher of Mosaic Press

   March 26, 2009

Mosaic Press will - once again - be exhibiting its new titles at its booth at the London Book Fair, April 20-23rd, 2009. Our booth number is P 415 and we hope that all our friends, colleagues, authors and more will come by to see us. Our early 2009 Catalogue is now posted and we hope that you will visit the Catalogue and enjoy our new books. We continue to publish poetry! We even do second printings of fiction! We continue to survive during these very difficult times for publishers!

Our own Bookstore orders are growing. Let us all read more! Books for all!!!!!

        Howard Aster, Publisher of Mosaic Press

   October 9, 2008

Mosaic Press will be at our booth at the Frankfurt Book Fair October 15-19th, 2008, as usual. The booth number is 8.0 L 956 and we hope that you will come by to see us. We already are 'almost' fully booked with over 50 appointments - BUT, we would love to see you, so do come by!

Please have a good look at our Foreign Rights 2008-2009 Catalogue. Many amazing new and exciting books which we expect will do superbly for us.

Our best wishes and regards to all our friends, colleagues, authors, and book buyers.

        Howard Aster, Publisher of Mosaic Press

   March 7, 2008

   The Mosaic Press Bookstore now has a lot of the 2008 titles and the links to the specific bookstore pages are linked in the catalogues.

        Sam, Accounts and Web Administrator

  March 6, 2008

Mosaic Press will be at the London Book Fair, April 14th-16th, 2008 at Earl's Court.

We will be at our booth P 415 and although we are almost fully booked by now, we hope that our friends, colleagues and authors will come by or will drop us a note to make an appointment.
 
We are receiving superb reviews for some of our latest publications, including Teaching, Learning, Assessing: A Guide for Effective Teaching at College and University edited by Kara Smith. University Affairs stated: "...Read it; use it. Your students will thank you!"
 
We have re-issued Hugh Cook's wonderful novel Home in Alfalfa which coincided with its stage adaptation and the performance in November 2007. It was a great hit and also followed upon the release of the Dutch translation of the book, published by Mosaik/Boekencentrum in Holland.
 
Laurie Kruk's book The Voice is the Story: Conversations with Canadian Writers of Short Fiction won high praise from Curriculum Services Canada which stated: "...recommended as a reference book to support English and Literature studies in senior secondary classes across Canada and in Canadian Literature courses at the university level."
 
And watch for more bold fiction from Leon Whiteson and Eric Koch coming very shortly!

    Howard Aster, Publisher of Mosaic Press

  September 18, 2007

Once again, as we have been for the last 20 years, Mosaic Press will be at our booth at the Frankfurt Book fair.

We will be in our usual place, Hall 8.0 booth number L 964.

We would welcome all our friends, old and new, to come by and see us.

This year, we will display some new and outstanding books relating to cultural matters, including:
- The Berlin Philharmonic: Posters and Concert Programs, 1882-2007
- Disaster Moves: The Ultimate Guide
- China in the Movies (1978-2006)
- Contemporary Chinese Dance
- The Age of International Radio: Radio Canada International (1945-2007)
- Double Vision: The Jew in Russian Literature (1991-2006)


We also have many new titles from the Mosaic Press Catalogue and some of the best and selected books from China and India.

Do come by to see us and kindly have a look at our catalogues.

        Howard Aster, Publisher of Mosaic Press
 

  March 25, 2007

More good news in Foreign Rights from Mosaic Press.

Hugh Cook's novel, Homecoming Man, will be published by Boekencentrum/Mozaiek in the Netherlands in Summer 2007.

Shackleton's Captain: A Biography of Frank Worsley by John Thomson will be published in Italian by Cda & Vivaldi editori in 2007.

A Terrible Beauty: An exploration of the positive role of violence in life, culture and society, the controversial long essay by Leon Whiteson has been sold to the Italian publisher Edizioni Clandestine. This follows on his success with his erotic novel, "In The Garden of Desires" which we sold to the Doubleday/Bertelsmann erotic book club and for Italian and Spanish editions.

And, for other foreign rights news, please see our Spring/Summer 2007 Newsletter.

Mosaic Press continues to take chances and risks. We are also very pleased that we published the book "Piernas de Acero" in Spanish in late 2006. This book which chronicles the extraordinary adventure of Israel Valderrama, a bicycle trip from Columbia to Canada, 25000 kms, had a great review in Criticas in Feb 2007. "Valderrama's inspirational story - as told to Arango - is ideal for anyone interested in true-life successes and spirit-lifting stories. Highly recommended for all bookstores and libraries.!"

Please come by to visit with us at the London Book Fair, booth U 625.

        Howard Aster, Publisher of Mosaic Press
 

  February 12, 2007

             Mosaic Press will, once again, be exhibiting at the forthcoming London Book Fair, in London, England, from April 16th to 18th, 2007 at Earls Court. We will be at our booth U 625 and we will have numerous new titles on display. Including our numerous Mosaic Press titles, we will have many new and exciting titles from our colleagues in China, India and now from Argentina and Mexico!! We hope that you will be able to drop by to see us. We would welcome your visit with us. Please send us an email at info@mosaic-press.com to book an appointment anytime during the three days of the London Fair.

        Howard Aster, Publisher of Mosaic Press
 

  December 5, 2006

             The Frankfurt Book Fair was followed by the Guadalajara Book Fair in Mexico and Mosaic Press attended and displayed our books at both fairs. Our international rights business continues to boom and expand.
             We have now sold rights to the following countries as a result of our efforts: Italy, Russia, Greece, the UK, Japan, the Czech Republic and also Mexico. Total number of contracts signed - already - 22. We expect to sign another 20-30 contracts in the next few months.
             Our Fall list is out and being shipped. Please look at our Catalogue 2006. People would be surprised to know that the top 10- titles on our "hit list" from our on-line bookstore are:
            
             Preserving the Dnipro River, Excuses, On the Trail of a Lion, Catullus, Resistance & Survival, Gucci Bag, For my Neighbours in Hell, The Love Poems of Irving Layton, An Unlikely Affair, The Scared and The Doomed.

        Howard Aster, Publisher of Mosaic Press
 

  August 25, 2006

     We will be at the Frankfurt Book Fair from October 4th-8th, 2006 at our booth 8.0 L 964. Please look at our Foreign Rights Catalogue 2006-2007 and we hope that you will also visit us at the Frankfurt Fair. Fall titles are now coming in, including:

Track Talk - 0889628637
Tricks of Fate -
0889628629

The second printing of the New Times Best-selling author Michael Wex’s novel Shlepping the Exile -
0889625425

North of Infinity II, the superb collection of science fiction writers edited by Mark Lefebvre -
0889628645

Grieving: Personal Reflections -
0886928173
I remember the Location Exactly -
0889628610

The long anticipated publication of A. R. Rowan’s book On The Trail of A lion: Ahmed Shah Massoud – Oil Politics and Terror had an excellent review in Publishers Weekly of July 4, 2006 and we have now sold Spanish rights and rights to India and Pakistan. It will have to be reprinted very shortly.

        Howard Aster, Publisher of Mosaic Press

 

    April 24, 2006

   The Mosaic Press Website and Bookstore have been graphically enhanced. More importantly, the bookstore now accepts paypal payments. The catalogues are now processed dynamically and this has allowed very flexible options as you can see on the right. You may now sort through Author, Genre, or Year.

        Sam, Accounts and Web Administrator

 

   February 13, 2006

   The Mosaic Press Bookstore now holds a special catalog for Irving Layton and his books. They may now be purchased here.

        Sam, Accounts and Web Administrator

 

  February 6, 2006

   Please come to see us at the London International Book Fair at our booth F 840. The dates for the Fair are March 5-7, 2006. We
  will have many exciting and successful titles on display.

        Howard Aster, Publisher of Mosaic Press

 

  January 27, 2005

  The 2 latest books, Excuses: New Poems by John Wing Jr. and My Sister Bongsoon by Ji-young Gong are now available.
   Also the 2006 catalogue will soon be released, and the current cataloging system is under renovation. There is now a
   new schedule for Mosaic Press on the side links.
  

        Sam, Accounts and Web Administrator

 

   January 27, 2005

   We note, with great regret, the passing of Canada's greatest Poet, Irving Layton, on January 4th, 2006. Mosaic
   Press is deeply honored to have published six books by Irving Layton and the following books are still in print:
  
   For My Neighbours in Hell (0-88962-112-8)
   The Gucci Bag (
0-88962-245-0)  
   The Love Poems of Irving Layton (0-88962-246-9
   Final Reckoning (
0-88962-357-0)
   An Unlikely Affair (
088962-101-2)
  
   We are planning to reprint Taking Sides, The Collected Social and Political Writings of Irving Layton,
   edited by Howard Aster.


        Howard Aster,
Publisher of Mosaic Press

 

  December 09, 2005

   - The 2003 Catalogue for Mosaic-Press has finally been added! Beware though, some of the promo sheets for these book are not
     available as of yet, but it is mentioned after the link if it is or not. Also the Mosaic Press Bookstore has been renovated into a
     new layout for customer's viewing pleasure. A couple bugs with taxes have been fixed, and now we offer free shipping on
     purchases of over $200. If you have any questions about the shop please click here.

        Sam, Accounts and Web Administrator

 

  December 02, 2005

   - The 2004 and 2005 catalogues are now in alphabetical format. Also the current titles page has been added and it will list the 5
     latest books released by Mosaic Press.

        Sam, Accounts and Web Administrator
 


   October 07, 2005

   - The Frankfurt Book Fair is coming up on October 19th and will run until the 23rd. As always Mosaic Press has its own booth at
     8.0 L960. This year, we have an astonishingly diverse and exciting Foreign Rights Catalogue. As well our appointment book
     is packed! Click on the link above and if you find that there is anything of interest to you, please get in touch with us.

        Howard Aster, Owner of Mosaic Press
 


   October 06, 2005

     - The Mosaic Press Book Store has now been released, and can be accessed from the side bar through the link Bookstore. The
        store will be adding all of our titles over the next little while so if the book you are looking to purchase is not up yet, please
        have patience.

        Sam, Accounts and Web Administrator
 


   October 03, 2005

     - The new website format has been applied, and the Mosaic Press bookstore is being developed so it should be up within the
        next week. Feel free to check out the side links as most of the information you will need lies there. If you find any broken links
        or would like to make a suggestion to our site as of yet, please feel free to contact us through email at
        info@mosaic-press.com.

        Sam, Accounts and Web Administrator


 

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