Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Canada Reads 2016

Check out the Canada Read's Website


Are you ready to start over?

Canada Reads 2016 is all about starting over. All five books centre on themes of transformation and second chances; stories about people choosing — or being forced to choose — a dramatically different course in life.
Until the big reveal, you can explore the long list.
The official debates will begin on March 21 and run until March 24.
As per Canada Reads tradition, this year's books and their high profile champions were revealed live on q! The 2016 contenders are:
  • Bruce Poon Tip, defending Birdie by Tracey Lindberg
  • Farah Mohamed, defending Bone and Bread by Saleema Nawaz
  • Clara Hughes, defending The Illegal by Lawrence Hill
  • Adam "Edge" Copeland, defending Minister Without Portfolio by Michael Winter
  • Vinay Virmani, defending The Hero's Walk by Anita Rau Badami

Here is the link to the Long List!

All the Broken Things by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer

Birdie by Tracey Lindberg

Bone and Bread by Saleema Nawaz

Buying on Time by Antanas Sileika

Landing Gear by Kate Pullinger

Minister Without Portfolio by Michael Winter

Niko by Dimitri Nasrallah

Sitting Practice by Caroline Adderson

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Swamp Angel by Ethel Wilson

Sweetland by Michael Crummey

The Amazing Absorbing Boy by Rabindranath Maharaj

The Hero’s Walk by Anita Rau Badami

The Illegal by Lawrence Hill

The Outside Circle by Patti LaBoucane-Benson, with art by Kelly Mellings

All the information in the post is from the CBC Canada Reads Site. For more information please visit

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