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Book Talk: December 2012 Archives

2012 Books In Review

Fresh Air's books panel--- books columnist, editor and publicist Becky Toyne and CBC Books producer Erin Balser---came by to talk about their take on the 2012 literary scene. They avoided the traditional "best of" lists and came up with their own memorable printed page moments.
Listen audio (runs 9:41)
You'll find more book "talk" at Becky's website.
And here are Becky's "Class of 2012" reading recommendations (complete with URL addresses):

Straphanger, Taras Grescoe
http://www.amazon.ca/gp/aw/d/1554686245

Londoners, Craig Taylor
http://www.amazon.ca/gp/aw/d/0062005855/ref=redir_mdp_mobile

You Aren't What You Eat, Steven Poole
http://www.randomhouse.ca/books/225722/you-aren-t-what-you-eat-by-steven-poole

The Faster I Walk The Smaller I Am, Kjersti A.Skomsvold
http://www.amazon.ca/gp/aw/d/1564787028/ref=redir_mdp_mobile

The Holy or the Broken, Alan Light
http://www.amazon.ca/gp/aw/d/1451657846