UWinnipeg faculty and alumni featured in best-of book list

The 2010s was a great decade for Manitoban authors, and Winnipeg Free Press literary editor Ben MacPhee-Sigurdson complied a comprehensive list of the top 10 titles that “are sure to resonate with readers a decade from now.” Of the 10 books selected, eight were written by University of Winnipeg alumni and/or faculty. They are:

After Light (2015) by Catherine Hunter (BA (Hons) ’86 and Professor, Department of English)

Detachment: An Adoption Memoir (2014) by Maurice Mierau (BA (Hons) ’84)

Five Wives (2019) by Joan Thomas (BA ’72)

North End Love Songs (2012) by Katherena Vermette (BA ’12)

Older Sister. Not Necessarily Related. (2019) by Jenny Heijun Wills (Associate Professor, Department of English)

The Reason You Walk (2015) by Wab Kinew (Collegiate ’99, MA ’19)

Stranger (2016) by David Bergen (BEd ’85, Doctor of Letters ’07)

When We Were Alone (2016) by David A. Robertson (BA ’99)

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