“I understand that Rita’s estate wants to protect their interests, but I don’t see the book as competition for any product they might want to sell,” says author Charlie Rhindress.
“Ultimately we need to rethink our relationship with the natural world, because it is this deep, underlying relationship that is at the root of the problems we currently face.”
Check out the top 5 best-selling books at Chapters-Indigo in each Atlantic province.
The Awards will be given out in Paul O’Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library, on Thursday, May 18 at 7:00 p.m.
The 2016 finalists range from seasoned veterans (M. Travis Lane) to relative newcomers (Kerry Lee Powell) in Canadian literature.
Poets, readers: rejoice!