Festival Reading List

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Author Name

Country

Book Title

Genre

Barbara Adler

Canada (BC)

NA

Spoken word

Gail Anderson-Dargatz

Canada (BC)

Turtle Valley

Fiction

Jakob Arjouni

Germany

Idiots: Five Fairy Tales

Fiction

Todd Babiak

Canada (AB)

The Book of Stanley*

Fiction

Linda Bailey

Canada (BC)

Farm Team

Kids

Jacqueline Baker

Canada (BC)

The Horseman’s Graves

Fiction

Peter Behrens

Canada (ON)

The Law of Dreams

Fiction

Marilyn Bowering

Canada (BC)

Green

Poetry

George Bowering

Canada (BC)

Vermeer’s Light

Poetry

Tim Bowling

Canada (AB)

The Bone Sharps
Fathom
The Lost Coast: Salmon, Memory and the Death of Wild Culture

Fiction
Poetry
Non-Fiction

John Burns

Canada (BC)

Runnerland

YA

Barry Callaghan

Canada (ON)

Between Trains

Stories

Justin Cartwright

UK

The Song Before it is Sung

Fiction

David Chariandy

Canada (BC)

Soucouyant*

Fiction

Severn Cullis-Suzuki

Canada (BC)

Notes From Canada’s Young Activists

Non-fiction

Évelyne Daigle

Canada (QC)

The World of Penguins

Kids

David Davidar

Canada (ON)

The Solitude of Emperors*

Fiction

Kiran Desai

UK

The Inheritance of Loss

Fiction

Brian Doyle

Canada (ON)

Pure Spring

YA

Liam Durcan

Canada (QC)

Garcia’s Heart

Fiction

Jenn Farrell

Canada (BC)

Sugar Bush

Stories

Will Ferguson

Canada (AB)

Spanish Fly*

Fiction

Jasper Fforde

UK

First Among Sequels*

Crime

Carla Funk

Canada (BC)

The Sewing Room

Poetry

Gary Geddes

Canada (BC)

Falsework*

Poetry

James George

New Zealand

Ocean Roads

Fiction

Elizabeth George

USA/UK

What Came Before He Shot Her

Mystery

William Gibson

Canada (BC)

Spook Country*

Fiction

Barbara Gowdy

Canada (ON)

Helpless

Fiction

Faïza Guéne

France

Kiffe Kiffe Tomorrow
Du reve pour les oufs

Fiction

Niels Hav

Denmark

We Are Here

Poetry

Elizabeth Hay

Canada (ON)

Late Nights on Air*

Fiction

Barbara Hodgson

Canada (BC)

Trading in Memories*

Non-fiction

Ian Holding

Zimbabwe

Unfeeling*

Fiction

Nancy Huston

France/Canada

Fault Lines*

Fiction

David Jones

Canada (BC)

Baboon

YA

Lloyd Jones

New Zealand

Mister Pip

Fiction

Janice Kulyk Keefer

Canada (ON)

The Ladies Lending Library

Fiction

Claire Keegan

Ireland

Walk the Blue Fields

Stories

A.L. Kennedy

Scotland

Day

Fiction

Catherine Kidd

Canada (QC)

Missing the Ark

Fiction

Vincent Lam

Canada (ON)

Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures

Stories

Jen Sookfong Lee

Canada (BC)

The End of East

Fiction

Dennis Lee

Canada (ON)

yesno
Skyscraper

Poetry
Kids

Morgan Lewis

Australia

NA

 

Carrie Mac

Canada (BC)

Retribution

YA

Alistair MacLeod

Canada (ON)

Island

Stories

Brendan McLeod

Canada (BC)

The Convictions of Leonard McKinley*

Fiction

George McWhirter

Canada (BC)

The Incorrection

Poetry

Maureen Medved

Canada (BC)

The Tracey Fragments

Fiction

Ameen Merchant

Canada (BC)

The Silent Raga*

Fiction

Sylvain Meunier

Canada (QC)

Piercings Sanglants

Kids/French

Barbara Nickel

Canada (BC)

Domain

Poetry

Hal Niedzviecki

Canada (ON)

The Big Book of Pop Culture

YA

Michel Noël

Canada (QC)

Hush! Hush!

Kids/French

Mary Novik

Canada (BC)

Conceit*

Fiction

Edward O. Phillips

Canada (QC)

Queen’s Court

Fiction

Nuala O’ Faolain

Ireland

The Story of Chicago May

Non-fiction

Helen Oyeyemi

Nigeria/UK

The Opposite House

Fiction

Kit Pearson

Canada (BC)

A Perfect Gentle Knight*

YA

Louise Penny

Canada (QC)

The Cruellest Month

Mystery

Alessandro Piperno

Italy

The Worst Intentions

Fiction

Anna Porter

Canada (ON)

Kasztner’s Train*

Non-Fiction

Steven Price

Canada (BC)

The Anatomy of Keys

Poetry

Edeet Ravel

Canada (ON)

The Secret Journey of Pauline Siddhartha* (YA)
A Wall of Light

YA
Fiction

Patricia Robertson

Canada (YK)

The Goldfish Dancer

Stories

Ray Robertson

Canada (ON)

What Happened Later*

Fiction

Peter Robinson

Canada (ON)

Friend of the Devil

Mystery

Linda Rogers

Canada (BC)

The Empress Letters

Fiction

Margriet Ruurs

USA/BC

In My Backyard

Kids

Richard Siken

USA

Crush

Poetry

Neil Smith

Canada (QC)

Bang Crunch

Stories

Nick Thran

Canada (ON)

Every Inadequate Name

Poetry

Carrie Tiffany

Australia

Everyman’s Rules for Scientific Living

Fiction

Priscila Uppal

Canada (ON)

Ontological Necessities

Poetry

Célestine Hitiura Vaite

Australia/Tahiti

Tiare

Fiction

Seán Virgo

Canada (SK)

Begging Questions

Stories

Eleanor Wachtel

Canada (ON)

Random Illuminations*

Non-fiction

Agnes Walsh

Canada (NL)

Going Around with Bachelors

Poetry

Tom Wayman

Canada (BC)

High Speed Through Shoaling Water
Boundary Country

Poetry
Fiction

Andrew Wedderburn

Canada (AB)

The Milk Chicken Bomb

Fiction

Rudy Wiebe

Canada (AB)

Of This Earth: A Mennonite Boyhood in the Boreal Forest

Memoir

Michael Winter

Canada (NL)

The Architects Are Here*

Fiction

Richard B. Wright

Canada (ON)

October*

Fiction

Benjamin Zephaniah

UK

Too Black, Too Strong

Poetry

* Title available in Fall 2007