Gosh, I am behind on literally everything! Talk about serious pandemic fatigue, Hong Kong is nuts right now. Anyways, we have Canada Reads to look forward to! The theme this year is, what is the one book all of Canada should read? Here are this year’s contenders.
- Ojibway author and Vogue fashion writer Christian Allaire champions Five Little Indians by Michelle Good
- Actor and activist Malia Baker champions Scarborough by Catherine Hernandez
- Entrepreneur and former Syrian refugee Tareq Hadhad champions What Strange Paradise by Omar El Akkad
- Forest ecologist and author Suzanne Simard champions Life In the City of Dirty Water by Clayton Thomas-Müller
- Olympian and LGBTQ2+ advocate Mark Tewksbury champions Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
The debates will take place March 28-31, 2022 and I will attempt to read and review each book prior to. The debates will be hosted by Ali Hassan and will be broadcast on CBC Radio One, CBC Listen, CBC TV, CBC Gem and on CBC Books.