Canada Reads - Winners & Losers

CBC's Canada Reads program has been going on since 2002! Here are the titles of some past winners and losers. How many have you read?
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The Birth House. Such an interesting history of midwifery in Nova Scotia. Thoroughly enjoyed this book.

The Birth House is the story of Dora Rare, the first daughter to be born in five generations of Rares. As a child in an isolated village in Nova Scotia, she is drawn to Miss Babineau, an outspoken …

Prisoner of Tehran By: Marina Nemat. Click Here to buy this eBook: #kobo #ebooks

In Marina Nemat was arrested on false charges by Iranian Revolutionary Guards and tortured in Tehran

Mercy among the children - David Adams Richards

"Mercy Among the Children" by David Adams Richards, a true New Brunswick literary treasure. Very sad book, but very good!

Two Solitudes by Hugh Maclennan, defended by Jay Baruchel (Quebec)

First time in the New Canadian Library“Northwest of Montreal, through a valley always in sight of the low mountains of the Laurentian Shield, the Ottawa River flows out of Protestant… read more at Kobo.

The Outlander - Gil Adamson

The Outlander Set in 1603 the writer gives us a fantastically resourceful heroine fleeing for her life across the Prairies up into the Mountains in Canada's west.

Good to a Fault - Marina Endicott

SCU Lismore - Leisure Reading (Leisure Reading ENDI) This is a book that looks at being good, being bad, and finding the right balance between the two.

Something Fierce by Carmen Aguirre

Something Fierce: Memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter by Carmen Aguirre. A Canada Reads True Stories Contender is a gripping, darkly comic first-hand account of a young underground revolutionary during the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile.

Indian Horse: Richard Wagamese: 9781553654025: Books

Indian horse richard wagamese essaytyper Quill and Quire.-based Ojibway author Richard Wagamese has written. residential school to life through the story of Saul Indian Horse.

The Bone Cage  Read September 2012

The Bone Cage - Angie Abdou is the Chaucer of the BC Rockies.

January 2008:  From the Fifteenth District, Mavis Gallant, CANADA/FRANCE.

From The Fifteenth District, read an article about Mavis gallant in March 2014 issue of the New Yorker.