Ottawa Citizen



Here are the top 10 hardcover fiction and non-fiction books in Canada for the week ending Feb. 8, as compiled by Maclean’s magazine. The previous week’s position is in parenthese­s.


1  (2) As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust Alan Bradley

2  (1) The Girl on the Train Paula Hawkins

3  (-) Private Vegas — James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

4  (6) Gray Mountain John Grisham

5  (5) Saint Odd Dean Koontz

6  (-) Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbanc­es Neil Gaiman

7  (3) All My Puny Sorrows Miriam Toews

8  (4) The Jaguar’s Children John Vaillant

9  (-) Amnesia Peter Carey

10  (7) Adult Onset Ann-Marie MacDonald


1  (1) Yes Please Amy Poehler

2  (3) What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetic­al Questions Randall Munroe

3  (2) Being Mortal Atul Gawande

4  (-) The Brain’s Way of Healing Norman Doidge, M.D.

5  (4) Not That Kind of Girl Lena Dunham

6  (6) Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind Yuval Harari

7  (-) Guantanamo Diary Mohamedou Ould Slahi (edited by Larry Siems)

8  (5) This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate Naomi Klein

9  (-) Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs Johann Hari

10  (8) Boundless: Tracing Land and Dream in a New Northwest Passage Kathleen Winter

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