Syd Kessler, one of North America’s top advertising executives, is a mentor and investor in new companies. He was the principal of the major advertising companies Kessler Productions, Kessler Music Inc., The Air Company, and Supercorp (with John Labatt Ltd.).
Are you sick of cliché greeting cards and empty capitalist gestures? Flowers and chocolates not doing it for you? Here’s a Valentine’s Day reading list featuring some fantastically unconventional indie books that challenge and expand our definition of “love.” Dark, ... Read more
With the inability to travel right now, many of us are looking for ways to escape our current reality. I can promise you this: these five books will take you further than your daily walk ever could—to surreal places ruled by the imagination, where, for better or worse, dream ... Read more
This week was a sweet one on the blog: we baked a French Apple Cake to pair with a fell-good book, two artists had an endearing conversation about depictions of queer love, translator Katia Grubisic shared an adorable moment from her childhood, and more.
At ALU we love bookish roundups and birthdays so we're putting them together and celebrating with a roundup of 6 + 6 books that made an impact on us over the last year. And we're taking 20% off any of our birthday selections for one week (until Sept 22) so you can enjoy them ... Read more
This week includes author interviews, books recommendations for all kinds of summer moods, book picks for armchair travel in the time of quarantine, and more!
In tough times, it can sometimes be the classics that calm our nerves and wrap us in a warm blanket of nostalgia. Today's Watch This, Read That brings us a blast from the past with three films all set in yester-year paired with books that all offer refreshingly different perspectives. ... Read more
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