Book picks as published in the February 15, 2017 St. Albert Gazette. For more great reads, check here.
The Right to be Cold: one woman’s story of protecting her culture, the Arctic and the whole planet
By Sheila Watt-Cloutier
A story of resilience, commitment, and survival told from the unique vantage point of an Inuk woman who rose from humble beginnings in the Arctic community of Kuujjuaq, Quebec to become one of the most influential and decorated environmental, cultural, and human rights advocates in the world. Shortlisted for Canada Reads. This year’s theme: What is the one book Canadians need now?
Company Town : a novel
By Madeline Ashby
New Arcadia is a city-sized oil rig off the coast of the Canadian Maritimes, now owned by one very wealthy, powerful, byzantine family: Lynch Ltd. Hwa is of the few people in her community (which constitutes the whole rig) to forgo bio-engineered enhancements. As such, she’s the last truly organic person left on the rig. Shortlisted for Canada Reads.
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