Your favourite Canadian novels are…

cdn authorsFor this special Canada 150 edition of Waterloo Reads: the battle of the books, the community was asked to vote on what was their favourite Canadian novel (for adults) of all time. Over 500 ballots were cast and, without further ado, here is the Top 10:

  • “Ragged Company” by Richard Wagamese (defended by Janice Jo Lee)
  • “Room” by Emma Donoghue (defended by Patti Brooks)
  • “Still Life” by Louise Penny (defended by Alison De Muy)
  • “The Best Laid Plans” by Terry Fallis (defended by Joe Pavia)
  • “Bitten” by Kelley Armstrong (defended by Mandy Bujold)
  • “The Book of Negroes” by Lawrence Hill (defended by Fauzia Mazhar)
  • “Crow Lake” by Mary Lawson (defended by Jasmine Mangalaseril)
  • “The Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood (defended by Kelly McManus)
  • “Life of Pi” by Yann Martel (defended by Scott Wahl)
  • “No Great Mischief” by Alistair MacLeod (defended by Sheldon Pereira)

Our 10 “Champions” will defend their books valiantly on October 17th. Save the date! This is an event you do not want to miss.

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