Canada Reads

Canada Reads

The Right To Be Cold

Now in paperback, one of Canada’s most passionate environmental and human rights activists addresses the global threat of climate change from the intimate perspective of her own Arctic childhood The Arctic ice is receding each year, but just as irreplaceable is the culture, the wisdom that has allowed the Inuit to thrive in the Far … Continue reading The Right To Be Cold

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The Break

Longlisted for Canada Reads 2017 2016 Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize Finalist 2016 Governor General’s Literary Award Finalist When Stella, a young Métis mother, looks out her window one evening and spots someone in trouble on the Break — a barren field on an isolated strip of land outside her house — she calls the … Continue reading The Break

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Nostalgia

In the indeterminate future in an unnamed western city, physical impediments to immortality have been overcome. The prospect of eternal life, however, presents a new problem: rejuvenated bodies require rejuvenated identities. To make the transition, traces of a person’s past are erased and new, complete fictions are implanted in their stead. On occasion, though, cracks … Continue reading Nostalgia

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Fifteen Dogs

An utterly convincing and moving look at the beauty and perils of consciousness. WINNER OF THE 2015 GILLER PRIZE WINNER OF THE 2015 ROGERS WRITERS’ TRUST FICTION PRIZE FINALIST FOR THE 2015 TORONTO BOOK AWARDS – I wonder, said Hermes, what it would be like if animals had human intelligence. – I’ll wager a year’s … Continue reading Fifteen Dogs

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Company Town

Madeline Ashby’s Company Town is a brilliant, twisted mystery, as one woman must evaluate saving the people of a town that can’t be saved, or saving herself. Elegant, cruel, and brutally perfect, Company Town is a prize of a novel.” – Mira Grant, New York Times Bestselling and Hugo-Award nominated author of the Newsflesh series … Continue reading Company Town