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UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 8 | June 6, 2002

The Essential UBC Summer Reading List

With congregation ceremonies finished, summer proper is underway on campus. And that means it's time to stock up on summer reading material. Luckily, the UBC community doesn't have to go far for a good read. In the last year, 17 students from the Creative Writing program have had books published or inked book contracts. Here's a list of titles to look for the next time you are browsing in the UBC Bookstore.

A Chance for Life: The Suzanne Giroux Biography by Robyn Burnett. ECW Press, 2001

Heave by Christy Ann Conlin. Doubleday, 2002

The Good Life by Brad Cran. Smoking Lung press, 2002

The Girl Nobody Knows by Kelli Deeth. HarperCollins, 2001

The Broken Record Technique by Lee Henderson , Penguin

Dead Girls by Nancy Lee. McClelland & Stewart, 2002

Lessons from the Sputnik Diner by Rick Maddocks, Vintage Canada, 2001

Love Songs for a Tender God by Hiro McIlwraith. Oolichan Books, 2002.

The Sudden Weight of Snow by Laisha Rosnau. McClelland & Stewart, 2002

Kingdom of Monkeys by Adam Lewis Schroeder. Raincoast Books, 2001

Arms by Madeline Sonik. Harbour Publishing, 2002.

Simple Recipes by Madeleine Thien. McClelland and Stewart, 2001

The Chinese Violin by Madeleine Thien. Whitecap Books, 2001

Three Songs by Hank Williams by Calvin Wharton. Turnstone, 2002

Soon to be released are:

This Heated Place: Personal Encounters in the Promised Land by Deborah Campbell. Douglas & McIntyre, 2002

Hiking Vancouver Island by Shannon Cowan. Globe-Pequot Press, 2003

Skank by Billeh Nickerson and Michael V. Smith. Arsenal, 2003


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