Canada Reads 2016 Mini(ish) Reviews

The theme for Canada Reads this year is 'Starting Over'. The debates air  March 21-24. You can get the quick low-down of the books and panellists here. Here are the 5 books in the order of when I read them: 1) The Illegal by Lawrence Hill, defended by Clara Hughes, six-time Olympic medallist I read … Continue reading Canada Reads 2016 Mini(ish) Reviews

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The Illegal by Lawrence Hill

Imagine having no place to live, because the country you call home wants you dead? Imagine having to always be on the run, never knowing who you can trust? And, imagine that all this is happening even though you have done nothing wrong, beyond the desire to live and be with your family? It was … Continue reading The Illegal by Lawrence Hill