1 (1) 5 wks The Cat’s Table Michael Ondaatje Ondaatje’s latest novel tells the story of a boy crossing the ocean from Ceylon to England.
2 (4) 3 wks A Good Man Guy Vanderhaeghe The Governor-General’s Award-winning author’s follow up to The Englishman’s Boy and The last Crossing.
3 (-) 1 wk. The Affair: A Reacher Novel Lee Child The latest in the series of books about Jack Reacher, soon to be made into a movie starring Tom Cruise.
4 (6) 3 wks The Night Circus Erin Morgenstern Debut novel takes a behind-the-scenes, magical look at what goes on under the big tent.
5 (5) 16 wks miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Ransom Riggs A novel about an abandoned orphanage on a mysterious island.
6 (2) 5 wks A Trick of the Light Louise Penny The latest Inspector Gamache mystery takes place in the art world.
7 (3) 12 wks A Dance with Dragons George R.R. Martin The fifth instalment in George R.R. Martin’s adult fantasy epic, A Song of Ice and Fire.
8 (10) 3 wks Perfect Ellen Hopkins New book by the author of Crank is about four high school seniors and their attempts at perfection.
9 (7) 23 wks Alone in the Classroom Elizabeth Hay Award-winning Canadian author’s latest novel takes place in the classrooms of Saskatchewan and the Ottawa Valley in the early 20th century.
10 (8) 8 wks A World elsewhere Wayne Johnston The story of a murder with elements of friends, family and heart.
1 (1) 17 wks Go the F—to Sleep Adam Mansbach & Ricardo Cortes A naughty bedtime book for parents, inspired by the author’s daughter.
2 (-) 1 wk. Nation Maker: Sir John A. Macdonald Richard Gwyn Journalist Richard Gwyn writes about the life of Canada’s first prime minister.
3 (2) 12 wks A Stolen Life Jaycee Dugard Jaycee Dugard, who was kidnapped at age 11 and held captive for 18 years, tells her story.
4 (3) 3 wks A Matter of Principle Conrad Black A memoir by newspaperman Conrad Black, which includes his trial and imprisonment.
5 (4) 5 wks Prime Time: Love; Health; Sex; Fitness; Friendship; Spirit Jane Fonda Author, actress and workout pioneer writes about how to live well later in life.
6 (11) 2 wks Here Comes Trouble: stories from My Life Michael Moore Author and Oscar-winning filmmaker gives readers 24 short stories from his life.
7 (5) 3 wks Arguably Christopher Hitchens A collection of essays on culture and politics by the always controversial Christopher Hitchens.
8 (6) 6 wks after America: get Ready for Armageddon Mark Steyn Mark Steyn, author of America Alone: The End of the World as we Know It, writes that America is on a path of self-destruction.
9 (-) 1 wk. Into the Silence: The great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest Wade Davis National Geographic explorer-in-residence and B.C. author writes the story of Everest.
10 (7) 19 wks In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and An American Family in Hitler’s Berlin Erik Larson Larson tells the story of America’s first ambassador to the Hitler regime.
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