Thad McIlroy is an electronic publishing analyst and author based in San Francisco and Vancouver, BC. His site, The Future of Publishing, provides in-depth coverage on the book publishing industry. His most recent market reports are An Authoritative Look at Book Publishing Startups In the United States (January, 2017), The Metadata Handbook, 2nd Ed. (January, 2015) (co-authored with Renee Register), and Mobile Strategies for Digital Publishing: A Practical Guide to the Evolving Landscape. McIlroy provides consulting services to publishing and media companies, including MIT Press, Microsoft, Pearson and Disney.
The personal letters of a public man: the family letters of John G. Diefenbaker
From the introduction: "Happily, Diefenbaker left a substantial body of private family correspondence. Because he outlived all the members of his family, because he was a lawyer and the executor of his family's estates, and because he wished to preserve the story of his forebears, the family correspondence in the Diefenbaker collection is probably the most extensive of that of any Canadian prime minister.... In other words, the family letters of
John Diefenbaker allow us that rarest and most privileged access of all -
an insight into the private life of a most public man.