St. Albert Gazette Great Reading

Book picks as published in the February 8, 2017 St. Albert Gazette. For more great reads, check here.

break-k-vermetteThe 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?

 

 

nostalgiaNostalgia : 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.

 

Do you know about Canada Reads 2017 @ Sapl on Friday, March 17? Find out more here.

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