The Age of Hope
By David Bergen (HarperCollins, $22)
THE Winnipeg novelist's story about the life of a Prairie Mennonite woman is one of the selections for this winter's CBC Canada Reads event.
The Round House
By Louise Erdrich (HarperCollins, $22)
THIS novel about a teenage boy's effort to investigate an attack on his mother on a North Dakota reservation won the U.S. National Book Award
By George Dyson (Vintage, $20)
THE Washington State-based historian of technology explores the origins of the digital universe.