The Canada Reads 2011 five panelists and their selections were announced last week! Hurray!! The five books and their defenders are:
- The Best Laid Plans, by Terry Fallis Defended by: Ali Velshi
- The Birth House, by Ami McKay Defended by: Debbie Travis
- The Bone Cage, by Angie Abdou Defended by: Georges Laraque
- Essex County, by Jeff Lemire Defended by: Sara Quin
- Unless, by Carol Shields Defended by Lorne Cardinal
A blog that I follow (Pickle Me This) will be hosting Canada Reads Independently 2011 which features some more independent presses, it is as Kerry Clare puts it: "more about reading on my own terms". Clare will posting her selection of books and panelists on her website tomorrow-and I may read those as well! We'll see!!