30 Canadian Books

To celebrate its 30th anniversary, The Canadian Encyclopedia created 30 lists of 30 things that make us proud to be Canadian, from famous people and historic events, to iconic foods and influential artists.

Canadian books, whether fiction, poetry, or non-fiction, have had a deepening impact on Canadian culture over the past half century. Here, in no particular order, are 30 books by Canadians that have made a difference.