Monday, 9 January 2017

Canada Reads 2017

"What is the one book Canadians need now?"  That is the question.
The longlist has been announced and the final five books as well as the list of panelists will be announced on January 31.

Here is the longlist:
1. "The Break" by Katherena Vermette
2. "Company Town" by Madeline Ashby
3. "The Elephants in My Backyard" by Rajiv Surendra
4. "Even This page is White" by Vivek Shraya
5. "Fifteen Dogs" by Andre Alexis
6.  "I Am Woman" by Lee Maracle
7.  "The Just City" by Jo Walton
8. "Knucklehead" by Matt Lennox
9. "Nostalgia" by M.G. Vassanji
10. "One Hour in Paris" by Karyn L. Freedman
11. "Quantum Night" by Robert J. Sawyer
12. "The Right To Be Cold" by Sheila Watt-Cloutier
13. "Sleeping Giants" by Sylvain Neuvel
14. "Today I learned It Was You" by Edward Riche
15. "Waiting for First Light" by Romeo Dallaire
Ali Hassan 

  The Canada Reads website tells us that "The five panelists will take stock of where the nation stands today, explore its diverse perspectives and reflect on where we are heading."
 Their books will be chosen from this longlist.

The host this year will be Ali Hassan from CBC's "Laugh Out Loud".

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