Tag Archives: Zoe Whitall

70-74. Canadian Summer Book Blitz # 2

70.  The Tin Flute (Gabrielle Roy) The Tin Flute was the Quebec book for my Cross-Country reading challenge.  This book has been on my TBR list for a while as I slowly read through the CBC’s 100 Books that Make … Continue reading

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Scotiabank Giller Prize Wrap Up

Congratulations to Madeleine Thien who has won the Scotiabank Giller Prize.  This premier award for Canadian literature was initiated in 1994 by Jack Rabinovitch to honour his late wife, Doris Giller.  In 2005 the award became the  Scotiabank  Giller Prize, the richest Canadian literary … Continue reading

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Zoe Whittall – B/W the Pages (Giller) Event

Zoe Whitall, the author of The Best Kind of People was the final reader and treated the audience to the opening chapter of her book.  Her book shares the feelings of a family in turmoil once the husband/father is arrested for … Continue reading

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92. The Best Kind of People (Zoe Whitall)

After all the excitement of The Art of Leadership Conference, I have taken a break in my postings about this event and finished reading my second book from the Scotiabank Giller Prize short-list.  Reading Zoe Whittall’s book The Best Kind of People … Continue reading

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