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Monday, March 27, 2017

Canada Reads Debate Begins Today


The Canada Reads debate begins today.  I’ve read four of the five books; here are my reviews:





The nominee I didn’t read is the non-fiction book The Right to Be Cold by Sheila Watt-Cloutier.
“The former head of the international Inuit Circumpolar Council and nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize, author and activist Sheila Watt-Cloutier chronicles the impact climate change has had on northern communities and makes the case that this environmental crisis is indeed a human rights issue. Weaving together environmental, cultural and economic issues, Watt-Cloutier makes a passionate and personal plea for change” (http://www.cbc.ca/books/2015/01/the-right-to-be-cold.html).

I’m hoping for The Break; it is the best of the novels.