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editor : jim.gifford@harpercollins.com
Jim Gifford
HarperCollins Canada
20th Floor-2 Bloor Street East, Toronto, ON M4W 1A8 Canada
4169759334

I acquire only non-fiction titles. My current interests include popular science, history, nature, and of course "big ideas" books.


years experience: 11
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
Biography, History, Religious, Mind/body/spirit, Health, Travel, Lifestyle, Sports, Science, Military history, Mathematics, True crime
OTHER TITLES ACQUIRED/EDITED
Laura M. Mac Donald's Curse of the Narrows (with Walker), winner of the Dartmouth Book Award; Linden MacIntyre's Causeway, winner of the Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction and the Evelyn Richardson Non-Fiction Prize; Ron Joyce's bestseller Always Fresh
BEST-KNOWN PROJECTS
Joe Schwarcz's #1 bestseller An Apple a Day; Bridget Stutchbury's Silence of the Songbirds, shortlisted for the Governor General's Award for Non-Fiction; Jeffrey Rosenthal's bestseller Struck by Lightning; Rebecca Godfrey's Under the Bridge, winner of the BC Award for Non-Fiction and the Arthur Ellis Award; Jay Ingram's bestseller Theatre of the Mind; David Suzuki's #1 bestseller Good News for a Change; Tom Harpur's #1 bestseller The Pagan Christ
MOST RECENT PURCHASES
Peter C. Newman's Izzy (Canada and ANZ); Alan Weisman's The World Without Us (Canada, English); Tim Flannery's The Weather Makers (Canada, English) and An Explorer's Notebook (Canada, English); Joe Heath's Filthy Lucre (world, all); David Orrell's Apollo's Arrow (world, all); Howard Engel's The Man Who Forgot How to Read (world, all); Bridget Stutchbury's Silence of the Songbirds (world, all)
PREVIOUS PUBLISHING EXPERIENCE
Thomas Allen Publishers; Stoddart Publishing; ITP Nelson; Random House Canada/Knopf Canada