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Annabel

One Book Nova Scotia is pleased to announce its choice for this year's read!  The critically acclaimed and international bestseller, Annabel has been the recipient of many tributes including being a Scotiabank Giller Prize finalist; Governor General's Literary Award finalist; and a Thomas Head Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award winner.

"Beautiful.... Absolutely riveting from the very first page."
 ~ Globe and Mail

"[A] stunning debut novel.  I simply want to tell people: read this book... It will open you up.  It will change you.
~ Ottawa Citizen

"Absorbing... beautifully written."
~ New York Times


Several copies of Annabel are available for loan at the Cape Breton University Library and the Cape Breton Regional Library.

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Book Reading

Author, Kathleen Winter speaks with a reader
Baddeck Public Library, Wed. Sept 26, 2018


It was standing room only as readers gathered at the Baddeck Public Library to listen to One Book author, Kathleen Winter read passages from her novel, Annabel.  Audience members were fully engaged as they inquired about the story of Wayne, the book's protagonist and other significant characters.

Ms. Winter shared insights into the process she undertakes to create and spoke to publishing and the important role played by an editor.

Many thanks to Cora Lee and the Baddeck Public Library for hosting this year's reading.

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