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Calgary Herald - - BOOKS - Com­piled from in­for­ma­tion from Owl’s Nest Books and Shelf Life Books.

FIC­TION 1

The Re­demp­tion of Anais Vir­ginia Nemetz. A reimag­in­ing of the fa­mous di­arist by a Cal­gary author.

2

Killing Commendatore Haruki Mu­rakami. Af­ter be­ing aban­doned by his wife, a pain­ter be­comes care­taker to a fa­mous artist’s home.

3

Mur­der by the Book Lau­ren El­liott. The first in a se­ries of cosy mys­ter­ies, by a lo­cal author.

4

Saga Vol­ume 9

Fiona Sta­ples and Brian K. Vaughan. A space­far­ing ad­ven­ture about fake news and gen­uine ter­ror.

5

The Wonky Don­key Craig Smith. A pic­ture book about a three-legged don­key.

6

Flights

Olga Tokar­czuk. A woman re­turns to Poland to poi­son her ter­mi­nally ill sweet­heart.

7

Mag­nus the Mag­nif­i­cent Gor­don Cope. A me­dieval mys­tery set in France.

8

Dreams and Stones Mag­dalena Tulli. The story of the emer­gence of a great city.

9

The Short Story Ad­vent Cal­en­dar

Michael Hingston and Natalie Olsen (Ed­i­tors). A short story for each day lead­ing up to Christ­mas.

10

Lilac Girls

Martha Hall Kelly. The lives of two women are af­fected by war.

NON-FIC­TION 1

An As­tro­naut’s Guide to Life on Earth

Chris Had­field. Canada’s favourite as­tro­naut shows how to make the im­pos­si­ble a re­al­ity.

2

Un­lock­ing Hap­pi­ness at Work: How a Data-driven Hap­pi­ness Strat­egy Fu­els Pur­pose, Pas­sion and Per­for­mance

Jen­nifer Moss. Why and how lead­ers should be­come com­pas­sion­ate cap­i­tal­ists and en­sure that their teams thrive.

3

The Dark­est Dark Chris Had­field. A chil­dren’s book in­spired by Chris Had­field’s child­hood.

4

The Kids in the Hall: One Dumb Guy

Paul My­ers. The de­fin­i­tive, au­tho­rized story of sketch troupe The Kids in the Hall.

5

You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Min­utes Chris Had­field. A vis­ual es­say about the world we live on.

6

Skele­tons in my Closet Dave Sweet and Sarah Gra­ham. A ride-along with a vet­eran homi­cide de­tec­tive by Cal­gary au­thors.

7

Win­ning Power: Cana­dian Cam­paign­ing in the 21st cen­tury

Tom Flana­gan. The author draws on decades of ex­pe­ri­ence teach­ing po­lit­i­cal sci­ence and man­ag­ing po­lit­i­cal cam­paigns to in­form read­ers about what goes on be­hind the scenes.

8

If Th­ese Walls Could Talk: Cal­gary Flames Ice, Locker Room and Press Box

Peter Ma­her with Ge­orge John­son. Sto­ries from the voice of the Cal­gary Flames.

9

Un­van­quished

Peter Hether­ing­ton. The story of Joseph Pil­sud­ski, the fa­ther of Pol­ish in­de­pen­dence.

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Right Here, Right Now: Pol­i­tics and Lead­er­ship in the Age of Dis­rup­tion Stephen J. Harper. A prag­matic, for­ward-look­ing vi­sion for lead­ers in busi­ness and pol­i­tics.

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