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Another Award for “Station Eleven”

ACC_LOGOMay 6, 2015 — One Book, One Community would like to congratulate Emily St. John Mandel, this year’s OBOC author, on winning the Arthur C. Clarke Award for “Station Eleven”.

The Arthur C. Clarke Award is the most prestigious award for science fiction in Britain, and is presented annually for the best science fiction novel of the year.

Learn more about Emily’s win at TheGuardian online.

 
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Posted by on May 6, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

Congratulations

terry_fallis_2010Congratulations to former One Book, One Community author, Terry Fallis, on winning his 2nd Stephen Leacock Award for Humour.

Terry was the OBOC author in 2010 for “The Best Laid Plans”, his debut novel which he received his first Leacock Medal for in 2008.  His 2nd medal is for “No Relation”.

To learn more about “No Relation”, click here.

Follow Terry on Twitter @terryfallis

 
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Posted by on April 30, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

What would you take?

153187611The One Book, One Community committee has a question for YOU.

Suppose the apocalypse is upon us. You have just five minutes to pack your things and get to a safe place. As part of your practical survival gear, you are allowed to bring five (5) books. What books would you choose?

If you’d like to share your selection, email the list to Sandi at shall@wpl.ca

We’re looking forward to hearing your reply.

 
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Posted by on April 27, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

2015 Author Events

EmilyStJohnMandelThe free, meet-the-author events for 2015 will take place:

Tuesday, September 22 – Cambridge

Wednesday, September 23 – Baden (day)

Wednesday, September 23 – Kitchener (evening)

Thursday, September 24 – Waterloo

Complete details of the author events plus information on other special programs happening across the Region in celebration of One Book, One Community and Station Eleven are coming soon!

 
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Posted by on April 22, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

Station Eleven is the OBOC selection for 2015

book cover“Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel is the 2015 One Book, One Community selection.

Mandel, who was unable to attend the announcement today, made at the Region of Waterloo International Airport, sent a warm, video message.

Don’t miss the latest One Book, One Community news!  Join our mailing list and receive occasional emails on programs, events and OBOC authors.

To subscribe to our mailing list simply contact OBOC committee member, Sandi Hall, at shall@wpl.ca.

 
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Posted by on April 15, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

Join our mailing list

email-envDon’t miss the latest One Book, One Community news!

Join our mailing list and receive occasional emails on programs, events and OBOC authors.

To subscribe to our mailing list simply contact One Book, One Community committee member, Sandi Hall, at shall@wpl.ca.

 
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Posted by on April 14, 2015 in Uncategorized

 
 
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