Meet Our 2018 Champions

We have an amazing line-up of local celebrities and community builders ready to convince you on October 15th that “their” book should be your next read.

This year we are making things REALLY interesting by asking our Champions to choose the book they will be defending at Waterloo Reads.

Meet this year’s Waterloo Reads Champions (from l. to r.) and discover the books they are defending.

  • Sharon Lloyd, Waterloo Regional Police Service – “We Were the Lucky Ones” by Georgia Hunter
  • Kathleen Lambert, “The Lady From the Front Row – “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time” by Mark Haddon
  • Lynn Macaulay, Initiative Coordinator with the Homelessness & Housing Umbrella Group (HHUG) – “The Break” by Katherena Vermette
  • Lori Campbell, University of Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre – “Halfbreed” by Maria Campbell
  • R.J. Johnston, 98.5 CKWR – “Mythos : the Greek myths retold” by Stephen Fry
  • Bashar Jabbour, Spoken Word Poet – “Homegoing” by Yaa Gyasi
  • Pam Patel, MT Space – “The Marrow Thieves” by Cherie Dimaline
  • Matt White, Green Light Arts – “Zeitoun” by Dave Eggers

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