Essays by David Mason
SELLING CIVILIZATION (NEW)
Published in CNQ, Canadian Notes & Queries. Issue No. 76, Spring / Summer 2009.
REMEMBERING IRVING (LAYTON)
A shorter version was delivered at the Irving Layton Memorial at Harbourfront, June 24th 2006.
Published in Descant 139, Volume 38, No. 4 Winter 2007.
ANNE'S ADVENTURES ON HER WAY HOME
(Talk given by David Mason at the L. M. Montgomery Institute, University of Prince Edward Island, September 19, 2002. Published in Canadian Notes & Queries, Number 64, Fall & Winter 2003)
AL PURDY, BOOKMAN
Delivered at the Al Purdy Memorial at Harbourfront, October 2000.
Published in Descant 118, Volume 33, No. 3 Fall 2002.
SERVING THE BOOK
(Talk given by David Mason at Alumni Hall, Victoria College, University of Toronto, 30 November 1999, under the auspices of the Toronto Centre for the Book and the Friends of Victoria University Library. Published in Toronto at Coach House Press in an edition of 300 copies in 2000.)
A TALE OF ILLUSION, DELUSION AND MYSTERY: BOOKSELLERS AND LIBRARIANS
(Talk given by David Mason at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, 15 March 1995)
(Published in Descant 91, Volume 26, No. 4 Winter 1995)
Reviews by David Mason
A MASTER OF HIS OWN DESTINY (Review of the book "Books in the Blood: Memoirs of a Fourth Generation Bookseller" by Anthony Rota. Review published in Canadian Notes & Queries, Number 65, 2004.)
A BOOK OF BOOKSELLERS (Review of the book "A Book of Booksellers : Conversations with the Antiquarian Book Trade 1991-2003 " by Sheila Markham. Review published in Bibliographical Society of Canada, Spring 2008.)