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Let’s chat about this year’s One Book One Community read, Tainna by Norma Dunning.
Join a book club, participate in an In-Branch or Online program and take on the reading challenge.
TAINNA Hamilton Reads 2022 is Tainna: The Unseen Ones, Short Stories by Norma Dunning. Learn more about this 2021 Governor General award-winning collection of six short stories about Inuk characters who rely on their wit and humour and whose experiences traverse the modern world and spiritual realm.
ACTIVITIES Are you ready to read? Join the Hamilton Reads 2022 Reading Challenge and explore the themes in Tainna. Finish one line or the whole card. Prizes to be won.
PROGRAMS AND EVENTS Let’s meet Online and In-Branch for book clubs, Local History and Archives exhibits and more.
Norma Dunning is a writer, scholar, researcher, professor and grandmother. Her previous short story collection, Annie Muktuk and Other Stories (University of Alberta Press, 2017) received the Danuta Gleed Literary Award, the Howard O’Hagan Award for short stories and the Bronze Foreword INDIES award for short stories. She lives in Edmonton, AB.
Meet the author at the Hamilton Reads Online Finale in Fall. Details to come soon.
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