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From intimate memoirs to dystopian fiction, this year's longlisted titles speak to the theme: One Book to Open Your Eyes. These books challenge readers to look differently at themselves, their neighbours and the world around them. 

The panellists and the final five books will be announced Jan. 30, 2018. The debates will take place March 26-29, 2018, and will be broadcast on CBC Radio OneCBC and online at


Saints and Misfits
S K Ali
Hardcover | Jun 2017
not in store $25.99
(available for order)
The Boat People
Sharon Bala
Paperback | Jan 2018
in store $24.95
Anais Barbeau-Lavalette
Paperback | Apr 2017
in store $20.95
David Chariandy
Hardcover | Sep 2017
sold out $25.00
(on order)
Tomboy Survival Guide
Ivan Coyote
Paperback | Oct 2016
in store $17.95
Precious Cargo
Craig Davidson
Paperback | Apr 2016
in store $24.95
(more on order)
The Marrow Thieves
Cherie Dimaline
Paperback | May 2017
in store $14.95
(more on order)
American War
Omar El Akkad
Paperback | Jan 2018
on order $21.00
(releases Jan 30 2018)
Catherine Hernandez
Paperback | May 2017
in store $17.95
The Measure of a Man
Jj Lee
Paperback | May 2012
in store $22.00

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