Canada Reads

Given by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Other Names: Canada Reads Nominee
123 Works / 124 Items 211,977 Books 7,618 Reviews ½ 4.0

These are the nominees and winners of the annual Canada Reads contest, hosted by the CBC since 2002.

Stages:
All, Winner (20), Nominee (123), No Stage (1)
Years:
All, 2023 (5), 2022 (4), 2021 (4), 2020 (5), 2019 (15), 2018 (5), 2017 (5), 2016 (5), 2015 (6), 2014 (5), 2013 (5), 2012 (5), 2011 (5), 2010 (5), 2009 (5), 2008 (5), 2007 (5), 2006 (5), 2005 (5), 2004 (5), 2003 (5), 2002 (5), 2011 Top 40 Essential Canadian Novels (5)

Winner 20

Nominee 123

WorkYear
Ducks: Two Years in the Oil Sands by Kate Beaton2023
Greenwood by Michael Christie2023
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel2023
Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia2023
Hotline by Dimitri Nasrallah2023
Washington Black by Esi Edugyan2022
What Strange Paradise by Omar El Akkad2022
Scarborough by Catherine Hernandez2022
Life in the City of Dirty Water: A Memoir of Healing by Clayton Thomas-Muller2022
Butter Honey Pig Bread by Francesca Ekwuyasi2021
Two Trees Make a Forest: In Search of My Family's Past Among Taiwan's Mountains and Coasts by Jessica J. Lee2021
The Midnight Bargain by C. L. Polk2021
Hench by Natalie Zina Walschots2021
We Have Always Been Here: A Queer Muslim Memoir by Samra Habib2020
Small Game Hunting at the Local Coward Gun Club by Megan Gail Coles2020
Radicalized by Cory Doctorow2020
Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson2020
From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way by Jesse Thistle2020
By Chance Alone: A Remarkable True Story of Courage and Survival at Auschwitz by Max Eisen2019
La femme qui fuit by Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette2019
Brother by David Chariandy2019
Corvus by Harold R. Johnson2019
The Boy on the Beach: My Family's Escape from Syria and Our Hope for a New Home by Tima Kurdi2019
That Time I Loved You: Stories by Carrianne Leung2019
An Ocean of Minutes by Thea Lim2019
Heart Berries: A Memoir by Terese Marie Mailhot2019
The Crazy Game: How I Survived in the Crease and Beyond by Clint Malarchuk2019
Life on the Ground Floor by James Maskalyk2019
All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai2019
Homes: A Refugee Story by Abu Bakr al Rabeeah2019
This Accident of Being Lost by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson2019
The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary: A True Story of Resilience and Recovery by Andrew Westoll2019
American War by Omar El Akkad2018
The Boat People by Sharon Bala2018
Precious Cargo: My Year of Driving the Kids on School Bus 3077 by Craig Davidson2018
The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline2018
Forgiveness by Mark Sakamoto2018
Fifteen Dogs: An Apologue by André Alexis2017
Company Town by Madeline Ashby2017
Nostalgia by M. G. Vassanji2017
The Break by Katherena Vermette2017
The Right to Be Cold: One Woman's Story of Protecting Her Culture, the Arctic and the Whole Planet by Sheila Watt-Cloutier2017
The Illegal: A Novel by Lawrence Hill2016
The Hero's Walk by Anita Rau Badami2016
Birdie by Tracey Lindberg2016
Bone and Bread by Saleema Nawaz2016
Minister Without Portfolio by Michael Winter2016
Ru by Kim Thúy2015
Intolerable by Kamal Al-Solaylee2015
The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America by Thomas King2015
When everything feels like the movies by Raziel Reid2015
And the Birds Rained Down by Jocelyne Saucier2015
Arrival City: How the Largest Migration in History Is Reshaping Our World by Doug Saunders2015
The Orenda by Joseph Boyden2014
The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood2014
Half Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan2014
Cockroach by Rawi Hage2014
Annabel by Kathleen Winter2014
February by Lisa Moore2013
The Age Of Hope by David Bergen2013
Two Solitudes by Hugh MacLennan2013
Away by Jane Urquhart2013
Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese2013
Something Fierce: Memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter by Carmen Aguirre2012
On a Cold Road: Tales of Adventure in Canadian Rock by Dave Bidini2012
The Game: A Thoughtful and Provocative Look at a Life in Hockey by Ken Dryden2012
Prisoner of Tehran: A Memoir by Marina Nemat2012
The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival by John Vaillant2012
The Best Laid Plans by Terry Fallis2011
The Bone Cage by Angie Abdou2011
The Collected Essex County by Jeff Lemire2011
The Birth House by Ami McKay2011
Unless by Carol Shields2011
Nikolski by Nicolas Dickner2010
The Jade Peony by Wayson Choy2010
Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture by Douglas Coupland2010
Good to a Fault by Marina Endicott2010
Fall on Your Knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald2010
The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill2009
The Outlander by Gil Adamson2009
Fruit by Brian Francis2009
Mercy Among the Children by David Adams Richards2009
The Fat Woman Next Door Is Pregnant by Michel Tremblay2009
King Leary by Paul Quarrington2008
Not Wanted on the Voyage by Timothy Findley2008
From the Fifteenth District by Mavis Gallant2008
Brown Girl In The Ring by Nalo Hopkinson2008
Icefields by Thomas Wharton2008
Lullabies for Little Criminals by Heather O'Neill2007
Natasha: And Other Stories by David Bezmozgis2007
The Song of Kahunsha by Anosh Irani2007
Children of My Heart by Gabrielle Roy2007
Stanley Park by Timothy Taylor2007
A Complicated Kindness by Miriam Toews2006
Three Day Road by Joseph Boyden2006
Deafening by Frances Itani2006
Rooms for Rent in the Outer Planets: Selected Poems 1962-1996 by Al Purdy2006
Cocksure by Mordecai Richler2006
Rockbound by Frank Parker Day2005
Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood2005
Beautiful Losers by Leonard Cohen2005
Volkswagen Blues by Jacques Poulin2005
No Crystal Stair by Mairuth Sarsfield2005
The Last Crossing by Guy Vanderhaeghe2004
Green Grass, Running Water by Thomas King2004
The Love of a Good Woman: Stories by Alice Munro2004
The Heart is an Involuntary Muscle by Monique Proulx2004
Barney's Version by Mordecai Richler2004
Next Episode by Hubert Aquin2003
Sarah Binks by Paul G. Hiebert2003
The Lost Garden by Helen Humphreys2003
The Colony of Unrequited Dreams by Wayne Johnston2003
Life of Pi by Yann Martel2003
In the Skin of a Lion by Michael Ondaatje2002
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood2002
Whylah Falls by George Elliott Clarke2002
The Stone Angel by Margaret Laurence2002
A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry2002
Drive-by Saviours by Chris Benjamin2011 Top 40 Essential Canadian Novels
The Best Laid Plans by Terry Fallis2011 Top 40 Essential Canadian Novels
Elle: A Novel by Douglas Glover2011 Top 40 Essential Canadian Novels
Shelf Monkey by Corey Redekop2011 Top 40 Essential Canadian Novels
Bottle Rocket Hearts by Zoe Whittall2011 Top 40 Essential Canadian Novels

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