A diverse list of titles have been nominated for this year’s Ontario Library Association’s Evergreen Award. A committee of library professionals selected the finalists for the adult-reading program, with the winner to be selected by readers.
The nominees are:
- All We Leave Behind: A Reporter’s Journey into the Lives of Others, Carol Off (Random House Canada)
- American War: A Novel, Omar El Akkad (McClelland and Stewart Emblem)
- The Clothesline Swing, Ahmad Danny Ramadan (Nightwood Editions)
- The Dark and Other Love Stories, Deborah Willis (Hamish Hamilton Canada)
- Glass Beads, Dawn Dumont (Thistledown Press)
- Gone to Pot, Jennifer Craig (Second Story Press)
- The Last Neanderthal, Claire Cameron (Doubleday Canada)
- Scarborough, Catherine Hernandez (Arsenal Pulp Press)
- Solitude: In Pursuit of a Singular Life in a Crowded World, Michael Harris (Anchor Canada)
- Son of a Trickster, Eden Robinson (Knopf Canada)
The winning title will be announced in September during Ontario Public Library Week.