A LETTER TO CANADIAN BOOKSELLERS FROM FSG
As you know, beginning 1 December 2012 Farrar, Straus and Giroux will be distributed in Canada by Raincoast Book Distribution. Until December 1st, if you cannot obtain stock (backlist or current frontlist) through our current distributor, we would encourage you to order through the wholesaler of your choice. Current frontlist includes the following 'NYP' titles:
Forgotten Land: Journeys Among the Ghosts of East Prussia
ISBN 9780374533564 | 13 Nov 2012
The Hare with Amber Eyes (Illustrated Edition)
Edmund de Waal
ISBN 9780374168285 | Nov 13 2012
Listening for Madeleine: A Portrait of Madeleine L'Engle in Many Voices
ISBN 9780374298975 | Nov 13 2012
ISBN 9780374126087 | Nov 13 2012
Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time
ISBN 9780374285814 | Nov 13 2012
Margaret Sanger: A Life of Passion
Jean H. Baker
ISBN 9780809067572 | Nov 13 2012
Great Expectations: The Sons and Daughters of Charles Dickens
ISBN 9780374298807 | Nov 27 2012
The Missing Ink: The Lost Art of Handwriting
ISBN 9780865478930 | Nov 27 2012
ISBN 9780374533489 | 11 Dec 2012
Execution: Escape From Furnace 5
Alexander Gordon Smith
ISBN 9780374362249 | 13 Nov 2012
Leave Your Sleep
Natalie Merchant; illustrated by Barbara McClintock
ISBN 9780374343682 | 13 Nov 2012
Sweet Baby Feet
Margaret O'Hair; illustrated by Tracy Dockray
ISBN 9780374373481 | 13 Nov 2012
We thank you for your patience during this period of transition and wish you all a successful holiday season.
RAINCOAST TO DISTRIBUTE FSG EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 1, 2012
Effective December 1, 2012, Raincoast will take on Canadian distribution for Farrar Straus and Giroux, its
affiliates and Graywolf Press for the independent bookstore, library and specialty markets. Raincoast is
able to accept orders now for Winter 13 titles, all of which release after this date and which will be
supplied exclusively by Raincoast. Please continue to direct orders for Fall 12 and backlist to Douglas &
McIntyre until November 30. Raincoast will accept orders and ship these as of December 1, but not
Imprints and partners include:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Hill and Wang
Sarah Crichton Books
North Point Press
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
and encompass the following isbn prefixes:
HarperCollins will accept returns until February 28, 2013, after which customers may send their returns
to Raincoast. Raincoast policies and discounts will apply.
For further information, please contact your sales representative or call Raincoast customer service at 1800-
PGC TO DISTRIBUTE AMACOM BOOKS EFFECTIVE AUGUST 2012
As of August 1, 2012, Publishers Group Canada will take over Canadian distribution of AMACOM from Raincoast Books.
New "LOAD ORDER" Function!
You can now load orders from a spreadsheet or text file using the new "Load Order" menu option! The new function allows you to copy the information from your file into a web page. All you need is two columns: ISBN and Qty, separated by a space, comma, or tab. If you use spreadsheets or your system has the ability to dump your order to a file, this option could help speed up your ordering process!
Click the Load Order link in the menu above for a short video tutorial.
HURTS SKID LOTS
We have a number of skids of "hurt" books available. A spreadsheet listing these pre-mixed skids - by quantity and price - can be found with our order forms. Click on the Download Raincoast Order Forms link in the left hand column.
RAINCOAST REMAINDER LIST
The Raincoast Remainder list is now available online! Click on the Download Raincoast Order Forms link in the left hand column.
ALTERNATE LOCAL FAX NUMBER
Local customers please update your records and use (604) 323-7108 when sending faxes to us.
Long distance customers, please continue to use 1-800-565-3770.
NEW CUSTOMER SERVICE/ORDER DESK HOURS
The Customer Service/Order Desk hours for Raincoast, Publishers Group Canada, and BookExpress are now 7:00AM to 4:30PM PST Monday to Friday.
Effective January 1, 2012 Owlkids Books will be distributed in Canada by UTP Distribution. Read details.
Effective July 1, 2011, Random House of Canada will be distributing Blue Apple Books. Read details.
Effective January 1, 2011, Raincoast takes on Canadian distribution for Sourcebooks. Read details.
Effective January 1, 2011, Quirk Books will be distributed by Random House of Canada. Read details.
For further details, please read the Publisher & Rights Changes.
Out of Print and Title Status Changes Now Available Online!
You can now check Out of Print and Title Status Changes online and find out what titles are no longer available. Click here or in the lefthand column.
You Can Now See Backorders Ready to Ship!
See Backorders that are ready to ship as well as their dollar value by going to Open Orders and filling in the "Show ready-to-ship items only" box and clicking "Go".
You can also see this information in My Order.
How do I look at my orders?
Once logged in, go to "My Account" to view:
Recent Orders: all orders placed within the last 6 months
Open Orders: all unshipped orders
Latest Shipments: all shipments within the last 50 invoices
Returns: details on returned stock.
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Search our entire catalogue using Quick Search in the top right corner or Advanced
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