100 true stories that make you proud to be Canadian

Here are 100 works of nonfiction that will make you proud to be a Canadian.

Canada has a wealth of writers telling today's tales, revisiting our past and imagining our future. Here are 100 works of nonfiction that will make you proud to be a Canadian.

  1. 28: Stories of AIDS in Africa by Stephanie Nolen
  2. A Geography of Blood by Candace Savage
  3. A History of Reading by Alberto Manguel
  4. A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout & Sara Corbett
  5. A Place Within by M.G. Vassanji
  6. A Thousand Farewells by Nahlah Ayed
  7. Anatomy of Criticism by Northrop Frye
  8. And No Birds Sang by Farley Mowat
  9. Arrival City by Doug Saunders
  10. An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth by Chris Hadfield
  11. Baltimore's Mansion by Wayne Johnston
  12. Between Gods by Alison Pick
  13. Black Berry, Sweet Juice by Lawrence Hill
  14. Boundless by Kathleen Winter
  15. Burmese Lessons by Karen Connelly
  16. Burning Down the House by Russell Wangersky
  17. Cockeyed by Ryan Knighton
  18. Corked by Kathryn Borel, Jr.
  19. Damned Nations by Samantha Nutt
  20. Defiant Spirits by Ross King
  21. Eating Dirt by Charlotte Gill
  22. Empire of the Beetle by Andrew Nikiforuk
  23. Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
  24. From Harvey River by Lorna Goodison
  25. Gold Diggers by Charlotte Gray
  26. How Poetry Saved My Life by Amber Dawn
  27. Into the Silence by Wade Davis
  28. Intolerable by Kamal Al­-Solaylee
  29. Jerusalem by Guy Delisle
  30. Klee Wyck by Emily Carr
  31. Laughing All the Way to the Mosque by Zarqa Nawaz
  32. Listen to the Squawking Chicken by Elaine Lui
  33. Louis Riel by Chester Brown
  34. Me Funny edited by Drew Hayden Taylor
  35. Missing Sarah by Maggie de Vries
  36. Mordecai by Charles Foran
  37. Most of Me by Robyn Michele Levy
  38. Nation Maker by Richard Gwyn
  39. Nice Recovery by Susan Juby
  40. No Logo by Naomi Klein
  41. Norval Morrisseau by Armand Garnet Ruffo
  42. On a Cold Road by Dave Bidini
  43. On the Farm by Stevie Cameron
  44. On the Outside Looking Indian by Rupinder Gill
  45. One Hour in Paris by Karyn L. Freedman
  46. One Native Life by Richard Wagamese
  47. Open Heart, Open Mind by Clara Hughes
  48. Paper Shadows by Wayson Choy
  49. Paris 1919 by Margaret MacMillan
  50. Photobooth by Meags Fitzgerald
  51. Prisoner of Tehran by Marina Nemat
  52. Projection by Priscila Uppal
  53. Room for All of Us by Adrienne Clarkson
  54. Roughing It in the Bush by Susanna Moodie
  55. Runaway by Evelyn Lau
  56. Shake Hands with the Devil by Roméo Dallaire
  57. Something Fierce by Carmen Aguirre
  58. Stalin's Daughter by Rosemary Sullivan
  59. Stolen Life by Rudy Wiebe & Yvonne Johnson
  60. Straphanger by Taras Grescoe
  61. Survival by Margaret Atwood
  62. Swing Low by Miriam Toews
  63. Tangles by Sarah Leavitt
  64. The 100-­Mile Diet by Alisa Smith & J.B. MacKinnon
  65. The Boy in the Moon by Ian Brown
  66. The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary by Andrew Westoll
  67. The Concubine's Children by Denise Chong
  68. The Dogs Are Eating Them Now by Graeme Smith
  69. The Education of Augie Merasty by Joseph Merasty with David Carpenter
  70. The Game by Ken Dryden
  71. The Gutenberg Galaxy by Marshall McLuhan
  72. The Hanging of Angélique by Afua Cooper
  73. The Inconvenient Indian by Thomas King
  74. The Last Spike by Pierre Berton
  75. The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs
  76. The Love Queen of Malabar by Merrily Weisbord
  77. The Measure of a Man by JJ Lee
  78. The Morning After by Chantal Hébert with Jean Lapierre
  79. The Oil Man and the Sea by Arno Kopecky
  80. The Reason You Walk by Wab Kinew
  81. The Right to Be Cold by Sheila Watt-­Cloutier
  82. The Russian Album by Michael Ignatieff
  83. The Sacred Balance by David Suzuki with Amanda McConnell & Adrienne Mason
  84. The Tiger by John Vaillant
  85. The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
  86. The World Is Moving Around Me by Dany Laferriere, translated by David Homel
  87. The Year of Finding Memory by Judy Fong Bates
  88. Theatre of the Unimpressed by Jordan Tannahill
  89. There Is a Season by Patrick Lane
  90. They Called Me Number One by Bev Sellars
  91. They Left Us Everything by Plum Johnson
  92. This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein
  93. This Is Happy by Camilla Gibb
  94. Too Close to the Falls by Catherine Gildiner
  95. Trauma Farm by Brian Brett
  96. Tree: A Life Story by David Suzuki & Wayne Grady
  97. Two Generals by Scott Chantler
  98. Under An Afghan Sky by Mellissa Fung
  99. Up Ghost River by Edmund Metatawabin with Alexandra Shimo
  100. What Disturbs Our Blood by James FitzGerald


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