Book picks as published in the February 8, 2017 St. Albert Gazette. For more great reads, check here.
The Break : a novel
By Katherena Vermette
When a Métis woman sees a possible crime she phones the police. Told from the perspectives of various people connected to this violence in a Winnipeg Metis community, we hear their stories leading up to that fateful night. Shortlisted for Canada Reads. This year’s theme: What is the one book Canadians need now?
Nostalgia : a novel
By M.G. Vassanji
In the indeterminate future in an unnamed western city, physical impediments to immortality have been overcome. As society approaches the prospect of eternal life, a new problem must be confronted: with the threat of the brain’s storage capacity being overwhelmed, people want to move forward into the future free from unwanted and interfering memories. Shortlisted for Canada Reads.
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