What every Canadian should read in 2004

CBC radio has an annual debate to determine what book every Canadian should read. This year they choose Guy Vanderhaeghe’s "The Last Crossing". The winners from previous years are:

I haven’t read any of them.

2 Replies to “What every Canadian should read in 2004”

  1. I think so too.

    Rule of the Bone by Russel Banks.

    The way I feel about every book is this: you don’t finish it, you abandon it. All of my books have in some sense failed, otherwise I wouldn’t write another one. If I wrote the perfect book, I wouldn’t have to write again, and I wouldn’t want to. That’s not true for everyone, but it’s true for me. I could walk away then. But so far I haven’t managed to do it.

    – Russel Banks

    I just discovered it’s being made into a movie.

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