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Yucatan: Recipes from a Culinary Expedition (9780292735811) by David Sterling (University of Texas Press) has been awarded the most prestigious 2015 James Beard Foundation Cookbook of the Year. A second University of Texas Press publication; Texas on the Table (9780292744097) had also been short-listed.


Persiana: Recipes from the Middle East & Beyond by Sabrina Ghayour (9781566569958 Interlink Publishing) included in many best cookbooks of the year lists for 2014, has just been nominated for Book of the Year by Bookseller in the UK - the only cookbook out of the 10 bestsellers that made the list!


Two authors from Interlink Publishing - Hoda Barakat  - The Stone of Laughter (9781566561907) and Ibrahim al-Koni - The Bleeding of the Stone (9781566564175) are among the 10 authors short-listed for the Man Booker International Prize. Additionally Ibrahim al-Koni is the author of The Puppet (9780292723351), New Waw, Saharan Oasis (9780292754751), and The Scarecrow (9781477302521), all published by the University of Texas Press.



Out of the Dark by Patrick Modiano (9780803282292 University of Nebraska Press).




The Heal Your Gut Cookbook: Nutrient-Dense Recipes for Intestinal Health Using the GAPS Diet by Hilary Boynton and Mary G Brackett (9781603585613 Chelsea Green Publishing)  is a simple, delicious, family-friendly collection of over 200 straight forward, nutrient focused, appealing recipes, and was recently featured in The Toronto Star. A must-have for anyone following or considering the GAPS Diet. And now available from Chelsea Green Publishing, the book that started it all - Gut and Psychology Syndrome: Natural treatment for Autism, Dyspraxia, A.D.D., Dyslexia, A.D.H.D., Schizophrenia 2nd edition by Natasha Campbell-McBride (9780954852023).


Persiana: Recipes from the Middle East & Beyond by Sabrina Ghayour (9781566569958 Interlink Publishing)  is a stunning collection of approachable Middle Eastern recipes, that dispels the notion that Persian, Turkish, Arab, and Armenian cuisines are too complicated for home cooks.


Helen Caldicott, the author of many books including Nuclear Power Is Not the Answer (9781595582133), Crisis Without End (9781595589606), Loving This Planet (9781595588067), and New Nuclear Danger, (9781565848788 The New Press) is scheduled to speak at the Uranium Symposium in Quebec City, PQ April 13 - 16, 2015.


Sandor Katz, author of The Art of Fermentation (9781603582865) and Wild Fermentation (9781931498234 Chelsea Green Publishing) was recently in Victoria, BC for the Health and Wellness Sustainability Festival, and conducted an all-day workshop.


Salmagundi by Sally Butcher (9781566569941 Interlink Publishing) has recently done an interview for her Dishing with DeMontis Sirius Radio show.

History of International Fashion by Didier Grumbach (9781566569767 Interlink Publishing) was mentioned by Women's Wear Daily during Paris Fashion Week. Additionally Grumbach was featured in the on-line

Theory of the Drone by Gregoire Chamayou (9781595589750) and Only One Thing Can Save Us by Thomas Geoghegan, both from The New Press were featured in recent New York Times reviews.


Codasat Canada Limited is the exclusive Canadian distributor for Bloomsbury Academic books including the following publishers and imprints: Arden Shakespeare, Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, Berg Publishers, Bloomsbury Academic, Bloomsbury Education, Bloomsbury Visual Arts, Methuen Drama, Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, and Yearbooks, including Whitakers and Who's Who (UK). Orders, billing and shipping will be through the University of Toronto Press Distribution. Sales will be handled by Hargreaves, Fuller & Paton.  For a complete list of available titles click here or on Bloomsbury Academic Titles. For additional information contact your local sales representative or email

All of the books above, or any titles from the publishers that we represent, can be ordered directly from

University of Toronto Press Distribution or contact Codasat Canada

Company Profile


Codasat Canada was founded (in 1999) in response to the needs of small to medium-sized publishers wishing to sell their books in Canada. The logistical difficulties of dealing across trans-national borders can be costly, complicated and time consuming. Codasat Canada provides a solution by supplying a comprehensive sales and distribution service. The economies of scale achieved by Codasat Canada can then be passed on to client publishers.

Sandra Hargreaves, formerly President of Penguin Books Canada Ltd, and Thea Kooy, formerly Vice President Operations of Penguin Books Canada Ltd, are the principal shareholders of Codasat Canada.

Basic Business Premise of Codasat

Codasat Canada is a service provider. It offers a simple all-inclusive way for client publishers to maximize revenue in Canada.

The relationship between Codasat and its client publishers is one of partnership. Pricing and inventory levels are agreed upon together but the final decision in these matters is always the publisher's. Because Codasat represents a number of publishers it has been able to negotiate more favourable brokerage and distribution rates which are then passed on to client publishers.

The primary services are sales, distribution and collection. Secondary services include inventory management, marketing assistance and editorial advice. The costs for these services are based on a percentage of net invoice value of goods sold.

The fee charged covers the following costs:

    Inventory Management and Control
    Collection and Guarantee of Receivables
    Customer Service
    Canadian Warehousing and Storage
    Invoicing, Picking, Packing and Shipping
    Returns Processing


Last Updated April 27, 2015