The Biblio File: Library New

Updated 2017/03/13

The right to be cold Fifteen dogs Company town The break Nostalgia
Canada Reads 2017

The great Canadian book debate is just around the corner with live debates taking place on CBC Radio March 27-30.  Over four days, the five defenders will bring their diverse perspectives to answer the question: What is the one book Canadians need now?  The debates will air on CBC Radio One at 11 a.m., will be livestreamed on CBCbooks.ca at 11 a.m. ET and can be seen on CBC Television at 4 p.m.

The contenders and their chosen books are:

Two of these books are already on our shelves, with The Right to be Cold, Company Town and Nostalgia expected to arrive this week.  Contact us to place a hold.

New fiction

The Lost Garden by Katharine Swartz
The Port-Wine Stain, With an Unfinished Tale by Edgar A. Poe by Normal Lock
The Tsar of Love and Techno, stories by Anthony Marra

New crime

The Last Dead Girl by Harry Dolan
Flesh Wounds by Chris Brookmyre
The Z Murders by J. Jefferson Farjeon

New non-fiction

Winter is Coming: Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must be Stopped by Garry Kasparov
Sully: My Search for What Really Matters by Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger (the story behind the ‘miracle on the Hudson)
This is Not My Life: A Memoir of Love, Prison and Other Complications by Diane Schoemperlen