Kate Beaton’s “Geese” has gained this 12 months’s version of Canada Reads.
The graphic memoir revealed final 12 months by Drawn & Quarterly traces Beaton’s two years working in Alberta’s oilsands.
Jeopardy! super-champion Mattea Roach defended the guide through the four-day competitors that aired dwell on CBC Radio.
“Geese” gained the competitors Thursday, beating out Emily St. John Mandel’s novel “Station Eleven,” which was championed by actor-director Michael Greyeyes.
“Hotline” by Dimitri Nasrallah, championed by bhangra dancer Gurdeep Pandher, was voted off Wednesday; “Greenwood” by Michael Christie, championed by actress Keegan Connor Tracy, was eradicated Tuesday; and “Mexican Gothic” by Silvia Moreno-Garcia, championed by TikToker Tasnim Geedi, didn’t make it previous the primary day, Monday.
This 12 months’s competitors sought to search out “one guide to shift your perspective.”
Worry and frustration over Kearl oilsands tailings leaks
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