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Michael Redhill's favourite book of 2017 was A Reckoning by Linda Spalding

In December, Canadian authors are sharing their favourite books of the year with CBC Books.
Michael Redhill chose Linda Spalding's A Reckoning as his favourite book of 2017. (McClelland & Stewart/Amanda Withers)

Happy holidays! CBC Books asked authors to share their favourite Canadian books of 2017. We will be publishing these recommendations throughout December. 

2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize winner Michael Redhill chose A Reckoning by Linda Spalding.

"My favourite book of the year is A Reckoning by Linda Spalding. It brings a tale based on her family's past full circle, completing a historical tapestry she started in The Purchase. Moving and marvellous."

Michael Redhill is an author based in Toronto. His novel Bellevue Square won the Scotiabank Giller Prize in 2017


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