Trillium Book Awards Author Reading 2015

Overlooked Booklist

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Thanks to all of the readers who sent in a title of a book by a Canadian author to our Overlooked Book Contest, and congratulations to Gillian Moody, the winner of the draw for a gift certificate to Pages Books & Magazines. From your entries, we’ve compiled an Overlooked Booklist (titles are in alphabetical order). Check the list below for suggestions for your 2008 reading.

  • Danish Ahmed, A Dictionary of Distinctions (BookSurge, 2002)
  • Grant Allen, An African Millionaire (DoDo Press, 2007 )
  • Gordon Stewart Anderson, The Toronto You Are Leaving (Untroubled Heart, 2006)
  • Kiernan Antares, Phoenix Star: An Adventure of the Spirit (iUniverse, 2006)
  • Irene Baird, ed. Colin Hill, Waste Heritage (University of Ottawa Press, 2007)
  • Giles Blunt, Forty Words of Sorrow (Random House Canada, 2000)
  • Catherine Bush, Minus Time (HarperCollins Canada, 1993)
  • Claire Cameron, The Line Painter (HarperCollins Canada, 2007)
  • Kathleen Winter, BoYs (Biblioasis 2007)
  • Richard Maurice Bucke, Cosmic Consciousness (Arkana, 1992)
  • Gina Buonaguro and Janice Kirk, The Sidewalk Artist (St. Martins Press, 2006)
  • Bliss Carman, Sappho: One Hundred Lyrics (DoDo Press, 2007)
  • Joan Clark, Audience of Chairs (Knopf Canada, 2005)
  • Lynn Coady, Play the Monster Blind (Vintage Canada, 2001)
  • Devon Code, In A Mist (Invisable Publishing, 2007)
  • Wade Davis, One River (Simon & Schuster, 1997)
  • Farazana Doctor, Stealing Nasreen (Inanna Publications, 2007)
  • Emma Donoghue, Slammerkin (Virago, 2004)
  • Lisa Gabriele, Tempting Faith DiNapoli (Simon & Schuster, 2007)
  • Scott Gardiner, The Dominion of Wyley McFadden (Random House Canada, 2000)
  • John Gould, Kilter: 55 (Turnstone Press, 2003)
  • Jane Hall, The Red Wall: A Woman in the RCMP (General Store Publishing House, 2007)
  • Kenneth J. Harvey, The Town That Forgot How to Breathe (Raincoast Books, 2003)
  • Valerie Knowles, From Telegrapher to Titan: The Life of William C. Van Horne (Dundurn Press, 2004)
  • Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer, Way Up (Goose Lane Editions, 2003)
  • Margaret Laurence, A Bird in the House (New Canadian Library, 1974)
  • Annabel Lyon, Oxygen (McClelland & Stewart, 2000)
  • Gwendolyn MacEwen, Noman's Land (Coach House Press, 1985)
  • Stephen Marche, Shining at the Bottom of the Sea (Viking Canada, 2007)
  • Eric McCormack, The Mysterium (Penguin Canada, 1993)
  • David W. McFadden, ed. Stuart Ross, Why Are You So Sad? Selected Poems of David W. McFadden (Insomniac Press, 2007)
  • Jay MillAr, Mycological Studies (Coach House Books, 2002)
  • Greg Mogenson, A Most Accursed Religion: When a Trauma Becomes God (Spring Publications, 2005)
  • David Orrell, Apollo's Arrow (HarperCollins Canada, 2007)
  • Lisa Pasold, A Bad Year for Journalists (Frontenac House, 2006)
  • Jaroslav Petryshyn, Peasants in the Promised Land: Canada and the Ukrainians 1891 -1914 (James Lorimer & Co., 2005)
  • Richard Poplak, Ja, No, Man (Penguin Canada, 2007)
  • Dr. Marina Quattrocchi, Dreamwork Uncovered (Insomniac Press, 2005)
  • Corey Redekop, Shelf Monkey (ECW Press, 2007)
  • William Neil Scott, Wonderfull (NeWest Press, 2007)
  • Shyam Selvadurai, Funny Boy (Emblem Editions, 1997)
  • Jim Shepard, Like You'd Understand, Anyway: Stories (Knopf, 2007)
  • Ray Smith, Lord Nelson Tavern (New Canadian Library, 1974)
  • Ania Szado, The Beginning of Was (Penguin Canada, 2004)
  • Helen Weinzweig, Basic Black with Pearls (House of Anansi, 1980)
  • Ethel Wilson, Swamp Angel (New Canadian Library, 1990)

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