It reminded me of something Yann Martel (author of Life of Pi) did back in 2007 when he attended the 50th Anniversary celebration for the council. He was quite unimpressed with Stephen Harper's disinterest in the event and went on to start a project which lasted until 2011 -- What is Stephen Harper reading? Which is where Life of Pi caught my attention as well as a few other books on the list. As long as Harper was Prime Minister, Martel vowed to send him a book every two weeks to read expanding on the virtue of stillness. There are 101 books on the list which is just going to add to your TBR piles and wishlists, because quite a few are well worth reading.
Which brings me back to the 2012 Award Winners. Click here to find the French winners and list of nominees.
Fiction: The Purchase by Linda Spalding
Monkey Ranch by Julie Brock
Non Fiction: Leonardo and the Last Supper by Ross King
Children Text: The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen by Susin Nielsen
Children Illustration: Virginia Wolf
Translation: Mai at the Predators' Ball by Nigel Spencer
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