CALGARY BEST SELLERS
1 In the Small Hours Erin Brubacher. A compilation of poems for quiet times. 2 Suicide Stitch: Eleven Stories Sarah L Johnson. Eleven tales tell of the dark side of love. 3 Kalyana Rajni Mala Khelawan. A girl growing up in the Fiji Islands in the late 1960s. 4 The Illegal Lawrence Hill. An eye on those who turn their backs on refugees. 5 The Hill Karen Bass. A crashed plane mysteriously disappears on a forbidden hill. 6 A Whole Life Robert Seethaler. The story of Andreas and his life in the Austrian Alps. 7 Birdie Tracey Lindberg. A dark and comic novel about a Cree woman on a vision quest. 8 My Brilliant Friend Elena Ferrante. During the ’50s, two girls in Naples learn to rely on each other. 9 All the Light We Cannot See Anthony Doerr. During the Second World War, the paths of a blind French girl and a German boy collide. 10 The Nest Cynthia Sweeney. A clever novel of adult siblings and the family inheritance.
1 Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up Marie Kondo. Tidying taken to a whole new level. 2 The Awakened Company Catherine Bell. The business world wakes up to the harsh reality. 3 The End of Protest: A New Playbook for Revolution Micah White. Three bold revolutionary scenarios to harness global creativity. 4 Caribou Run Richard Kelly Kemick. A suite of poems both encyclopedic and lyrical. 5 Lick Your Plate: A LipSmackin’ Book for Every Home Cook Julie Albert. 160 fast, familyfriendly and fabulous recipes. 6 Paper Bird: An English Childhood of the Great Depression Jan Truss. Collection of childhood memories from the local award-winning author. 7 When Breath Becomes Air Paul Kalanithi. A young neurosurgeon battles cancer. 8 H is for Hawk Helen Macdonald. An unflinchingly honest account of Macdonald’s struggle with grief during the difficult process of the hawk’s taming. 9 Voices in the Wind Lea Storry. Writings from men and women who participate in This is My City Art Society workshops at the Calgary Drop-In and Rehab Centre, Alpha House and the Women’s Centre of Calgary. 10 Stalin’s Daughter Rosemary Sullivan. Daughter of a dictator, who died alone in Wisconsin.