Here are the 2010 contenders announced today for the CBC’s “Canada Reads” (with links to their location in the library, in case you’d like to borrow them):
- Fall on Your Knees, by Ann-Marie Macdonald, will be defended by hurdler Perdita Felicien.
- Generation X, by Douglas Coupland, will be defended by rapper Cadence Weapon.
- Good to a Fault, by Marina Endicott, will be defended by broadcaster Simi Sara.
- The Jade Peony, by Wayson Choy, will be defended by Dr. Samantha Nutt, founder of War Child Canada.
- Nikolski, by Nicolas Dickner, will be defended by literary and cultural critic Michel Vézina.