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How We Remember

This selection of books, which we highlight on Remembrance Day, runs the gamut from fiction to non-fiction to poetry to books for kids. Together, they represent our duty to not just remember, but to consider the path ahead.

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Tell, by Frances Itani

A 2014 Giller Prize contender, Tell concerns itself with a community struggling to emerge from the trauma of WWI. It follows Itani's beloved Deafening, a novel also set amid the horrors, and feats of love and survival, of WWI.

 

What We Talk About When We Talk About War, by Noah Richler

A fascinating exploration of the way rhetoric—in communications and media—shapes how Canadians think of themselves as a nation and informs Canada's engagement in peacekeeping, war, and on the international stage.

 

Braco, by LesleyAnne Warren

Lesleyanne Ryan’s debut novel takes place over the five days followin …

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