Beyond the Bestseller: January 2014 Archives
Thursday January 30, 2014
If you loved Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, you'll be thrilled to know there is a sequel. Beyond the Bestseller columnist, Rob Wiersema, tells us about the new book and why you might want to become a fan of this series.
Thursday January 23, 2014
Thursday January 16, 2014
Robert Wiersema looks at a book which have made the short list for one of the big non-fiction prizes in Canada.
Charlotte Gray (Ottawa, Ontario) The Massey Murder: A Maid, Her Master, and the Trial That Shocked a Country(HarperCollins)
Thomas King (Guelph, Ontario) The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America (Doubleday Canada)
J.B. MacKinnon (Vancouver, BC) The Once and Future World: Nature As It Was, As It Is, As It Could Be(Random House Canada)
Graeme Smith (Afghanistan) The Dogs Are Eating Them Now: Our War in Afghanistan(Alfred A. Knopf Canada)
David Stouck (Vancouver, BC) Arthur Erickson: An Architect's Life (Douglas & McIntyre).