Registration is now open

Registration is now open for the 2018 Banff Book Discussion Weekend.  Wondering how to register?  Select the How to Register Menu item (above) NOTE: The Banff Centre has changed the fee structure for conference bookings.  Your room rate will now only be the cost of the room and your Banff…

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His Whole Life

cover of book His Whole Life by Elizabeth Hay

Elizabeth Hay’s Novel – His Whole Life. Elizabeth Hay’s newest novel His Whole Life is our feature novel.  Following our Sunday break-out book discussion, Elizabeth Hay will be reading from and answering questions on this novel.  Bring along your book if you wish to have it signed. Over the 57 years we…

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The Warden (2018 Discussion Book)

By Anthony Trollope This year marks the two-hundredth anniversary of the birth of the English novelist Anthony Trollope, and maybe the fourth decade of the Trollope boom that has put him back into the most-read ranks of the English novelists.- from the New Yorker ‘You might pass Eleanor Harding in…

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Palace Walk (2018 Discussion Book)

Palace Walk is the first novel in Nobel Prize-winner (1988) Naguib Mahfouz’s magnificent Cairo Trilogy, an epic family saga of colonial Egypt that is considered his masterwork. The novels of the Cairo Trilogy trace three generations of the family of tyrannical patriarch al-Sayyid Ahmad Abd al-Jawad, who rules his household…

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The Last Dickens (2018 Discussion Book)

Matthew Pearl Boston, 1870. When news of Charles Dickens’s sudden death reaches his struggling American publisher, James Osgood sends his trusted clerk, Daniel Sand, to await the arrival of Dickens’s unfinished final manuscript. But Daniel never returns, and when his body is discovered by the docks, Osgood must embark on…

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    Last years winners were Jean Graham and Donna West.