Image default
Entertainment

‘Ducks,’ Kate Beaton’s graphic memoir about Alberta’s oilsands, wins Canada Reads


Kate Beaton’s “Ducks” has won this year’s edition of Canada Reads.

The graphic memoir published last year by Drawn & Quarterly traces Beaton’s two years working in Alberta’s oilsands.

Read more:

Kate Beaton’s graphic memoir ‘Ducks’ gives insight into working at Alberta’s oilsands

Jeopardy! super-champion Mattea Roach defended the book during the four-day competition that aired live on CBC Radio.

“Ducks” won the competition Thursday, beating out Emily St. John Mandel’s novel “Station Eleven,” which was championed by actor-director Michael Greyeyes.

“Hotline” by Dimitri Nasrallah, championed by bhangra dancer Gurdeep Pandher, was voted off Wednesday; “Greenwood” by Michael Christie, championed by actress Keegan Connor Tracy, was eliminated Tuesday; and “Mexican Gothic” by Silvia Moreno-Garcia, championed by TikToker Tasnim Geedi, didn’t make it past the first day, Monday.

Story continues below advertisement

This year’s competition sought to find “one book to shift your perspective.”


Click to play video: 'Fear and frustration over Kearl oilsands tailings leaks'


Fear and frustration over Kearl oilsands tailings leaks


&copy 2023 The Canadian Press





Source link

Related posts

Fans petition for Pedro Pascal to be 2023 Calgary Stampede parade marshal

Norma Parson

‘Super Mario Bros Movie’ $377M WW Opening Is Animation Record

Norma Parson

All About The Late Star’s 2 Children

Norma Parson

‘The Late Late Show’ Exec Producer Rob Crabbe Showrunner ‘The Talk’

Norma Parson

Bryce Dallas Howard on Holiday Traditions, Baking With Dad Ron

Norma Parson

BiP’s Sierra Jackson Throws Shade at Michael Allio After Split

Norma Parson

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More