Canadian journalist Donna Laframboise. Former National Post & Toronto Star columnist, past vice president of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association. New posts: Mondays & Wednesdays.
Thank you, from the bottom of my heart, to all of you who’ve purchased my book. It is less than a week old, but together we’re building momentum. The world needs to confront the folly that is the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
I haven’t had a chance to read all the reviews on Amazon yet, but am grateful for every one of them. So far, several have made me blush. At the moment, there are 50 – count ’em – on Amazon.com and 12 on Amazon.co.uk. Thank you, so much, to the gent who has left a review on the German Amazon site here. To those who write in French, the chance to leave the first review on Amazon’s store in France remains open.
The PDF continues to sell briskly and is being ordered by folks in a growing list of countries – including Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Iceland, Japan, Norway, Singapore, Slovakia, and South Africa. Buy it here: TinyUrl.com/ipcc-expose
In recent days I’ve been helping to prepare an excerpt of the book which will run in a national newspaper. I’ve also encountered a few potholes in the quest to get the paperback published. Three times now the National Library of Canada-issued ISBN number has been rejected by Amazon.com’s publishing arm, CreateSpace. So far tech support has been unable to sort out the problem, so please bear with us a few days longer.
In the meantime, if you’ve been thinking about saving yourself shipping costs by ordering the PDF edition, here is a Sample (which includes the first seven chapters, along with their footnotes) to help you decide if this format is for you. When you print it out, the hyperlinks fade into the background and aren’t too distracting:
My mission over the next few days is to read all my mail – and all your reviews.
A few of you have asked for guidance on how to pronounce my surname. It isn’t as bad as it looks *wink*. Three syllables: