Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Canada Reads 2009 / CBC bookclub

Lawrence Hill has emerged victorious in CBC's 2009 Canada Reads contest.

His novel The Book of Negroes was selected as the book for Canada to read this year.

Lawrence Hill online chat:
CBC's new online bookclub is hosting a chat today (Mar.10th) with Lawrence Hill.

(btw CBC is also giving away a Sony Reader Digital Book to a lucky reader.)

The other Canada Reads finalist were:
Fruit, by Brian Francis;
Outlander, by Gil Adamson; and
Mercy Among the Children, by David Adams Richards.

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