Brad Book nerd, basketball fanatic, proud ginger kid, lover of music. Also a part time chip enthusiast. Sales Assistant at HarperCollins Canada. @Bradicalism
Favourite Books: Then, Where the Wild Things Are, Hardy Boys, anything Christopher Pike. Now, Everything by Paul Auster, Don Delillo, Jonathan Lethem, Eggers and on and on and on….
If I weren’t in publishing I would be: Owner of a bookstore/record store called “Books of Note”. Get it?
When I’m not at work you can find me: Nodding rhythmically at a concert with beer in hand.
Carolyn Redhead, book lover, fair-weather artiste, city dweller, Auntie extraordinaire, publicist at HarperCollins Canada. @CarolynOvell
Favourite Books: Then, anything by Roald Dahl, Little Women, Anne of Green Gables (redheads unite!) Now, The Road by Cormac McCarthy, East of Eden by John Steinback, ROOM by Emma Donoghue (does InTouch magazine count as a book?)
If I weren’t in publishing I would be: planning events and fundraisers for a charity.
When I’m not at work you can find me: at a princess tea party with one or all 3 of my little nieces.
Jason Too tall and too handsome, obsessed with books, sports and music, curmudgeon, seemingly last single man on Earth. Marketing Assistant at HarperCollins Canada. @albatross15
Favourite Book: Then, The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, all of Scott Young, The Power of One. Now, Shataram by Gregory David Roberts, The Colony of Unrequited Dreams by Wayne Johnston, and The Golden Mean by Annabel Lyon.
If I weren’t in publishing I would be: traveling in a far away place…or on a beach.
When I’m not at work you can find me: fighting crime under a veil of secrecy
Jessica 78-year-old lady/ 6 year-old boy, lover of dinosaurs, ghosts, coffee and cartoon animals that wear pajamas but not clothes. Slightly narcoleptic Doris Day wannabe. Marketing Coordinator at HarperCollins Canada. @JOfftheShelf
Favourite Books: Then, Mister Dog by Margaret Wise Brown, Nancy Drew, SVH and BSC, and Homecoming (and the entire Tillerman family saga) by Cynthia Voight. Now, The World According to Garp by John Irving, Pretty Little Dirty by Amanda Boyden, Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers.
If I weren’t in publishing I would be… Miserable. A shell of myself. Envious of Being Erica’s Erica and without a clue what to do.
When I’m not at work you can find me: Gallivanting.
Justin Musician of low-to-moderate talent, drinker of alcoholic beverages, joiner of book clubs, connoisseur of lists, terrible but avid dancer, Sales Assistant at HarperCollins Canada. @justinbeaubien
Favourite Books: Then, Jacob Two-Two and the Hooded Fang by Mordecai Richler. Now, Catch 22 by Joseph Heller, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer and A Fraction of the Whole by Steve Toltz
If I weren’t in publishing I would be: A rock star. Or at least in a band with low-to-moderate local success
When I’m not at work you can find me: Running as fast as I can in the opposite direction
Meghan Book nerd, TV junkie, yogi-in-training, crazy cat lady, HarperCollins Canada Publicity Assistant. That’s about it. @meghanpaton
Favourite Books: Then, Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein, the entire Sweet Valley Series (right up until college), Now, The Withdrawal Method by Pasha Malla, Mathilda Savitch by Victor Lodato
If I weren’t in publishing I would be: very sad. In university I wanted to do research in evolutionary psychology.
When I’m not at work you can find me: in the yoga studio
Shannon Obviously loves reading, a Sens fan in a sea of Blue & White, addicted to reality TV, has a shameless crush on Elton John, Marketing Assistant at HarperCollins Canada. @shanparsons
Favourite Books: Then? The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear; and anything Shel Silverstein; Now? The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger; The Wars by Timothy Findley; absolutely anything and everything by Jeanette Winterson
If I weren’t in publishing I would be: attempting to make documentaries
When I’m not at work you can find me: exploring Toronto, usually with a coffee in hand