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Deal News – The New North

Canada Reads and Toronto Book Awards finalist, National Post columnist and Bidiniband frontman, Dave Bidini’s THE NEW NORTH, constructs an understanding of this land, its culture, and the country, offering a fresh perspective on Canada and its wild, undiscovered properties as well as its modern complications, one part Bill Bryson, one part Jack London and one part Anthony Bourdain, but wholly Bidini: falling out of canoes and freezing on snowmobiles from the tip Pond Inlet to the shores of Great Slave Lake, Canadian rights to Scott Sellers with Doug Pepper of McClelland & Stewart editing for Spring 2016 publication by Samantha Haywood.

Deal News – So Much Love

Journey Prize finalist Rebecca Rosenblum’s debut novel, SO MUCH LOVE, pitched as a cross between Olive Kitteridge and Room, about the unexpected reverberations the abduction of a young woman has on a small community. Canadian English rights to senior editor Anita Chong at McClelland & Stewart for 2016, deal arranged by Samantha Haywood.

Deal News – Laughing All the Way to the Mosque

From the creator of the hit tv series Little Mosque on the Prairie, Zarqa Nawaz, LAUGHING ALL THE WAY TO THE MOSQUE: The Misdventures of a Muslim Woman,  a wonderfully funny memoir about the trials and tribulations of Zarqa Nawaz; this is Nora Ephron meets Meera Syal; world rights Ex: Canada English to Lennie Goodings at Virago for February 2015. Previously to HarperCollins Canada, by Samantha Haywood of Transatlantic Agency.

CBC announces top 100 must-read Canadian novels

CBC announced their top 100 must-read novels written by Canadian authors. Transatlantic congratulates ANNABEL by Kathleen Winter, HOLDING STILL FOR AS LONG AS POSSIBLE by Zoe Whittall, THE BISHOP’S MAN by Linden MacIntyre, WHAT THE BODY REMEMBERS by Shauna Singh Baldwin and WHALE MUSIC by Paul Quarrington, and all novelists of CBC’s ”100 Novels that make you proud to be Canadian.”

When making the selection, CBC Books considered aspects such as cultural impact, reader response and critical reception.

For the full list please visit the CBC website.