A timeless reflection on hockey, not only as a sport, but as a lens through which to view a nation, Hockey Dreams by award-winning author David Adams Richards is now available as a Penguin Modern Classic.
Another remarkable novel by one of Canada's greatest novelists, a story of good and evil, fate and hope, set against the background of a logging town on the brink of change.
A superlative novel by 'the greatest Canadian writer alive' (Vancouver Sun)
Joint winner (with Michael Ondaajte's Anil 's Ghost) of the Giller Prize, Mercy Among the Children is reckoned by many to be the finest Canadian novel of 2000
Lines on the Water is a great book about fishing. The last fishy book on the YJ list was Thomas McGuane's The Longest Silence, which was hailed as an instant classic and has sold nearly 10,000 copies in paperback.