Northern Pulp Threatens Boycott of Bookstores

In Nova Scotia, a pulp mill’s threat to boycott a local bookstore if it hosted an author’s book-signing event has backfired.


Northern Pulp’s threatened boycott of Coles for hosting Joan Baxter and selling copies of The Mill: Fifty Years of Pulp and Protest has sparked public interest in the book and boosted sales.


In The Advocate of Pictou County, Amanda Jess reports:


In The Chronicle Herald, Francis Campbell reports:


At Springtide, Mark Coffin interviews Joan Baxter.


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At Atlantic Books Today, Erica Butler interviews Joan Baxter:


In the Halifax Examiner, Stephen Kimber writes:

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