Ranking the top Canadian books of the past 25 years Award-winning authors and journalists dissect the most influential Canadian books of our times By Maclean's October 14, 2016 They have attempted to list â in order â the 100 most influential Canadians of the 20th century. Below, we introduce ten classic twentieth-century novels which anyone aiming to be well-read in twentieth-century fiction should aim to read. 1. The great Canadian reading list: 150 books to read for Canada 150 On the lists were 83 authors, 112 novels, 122 nonfiction books, 86 films, 64 short stories, 41 television series, and 22 television mini-series. Literary or mystery, comic or graphic, historical or out of this world, the 100 novels on our list are must-read books. Canadian literature - Canadian literature - Modern period, 1900â60: In the early 20th century, popular poets responding to the interest in local colour depicted French Canadian customs and dialect (W.H. James Joyce, Ulysses. The novel with which the Nobel prize-winning author established her name is a kaleidoscopic evocation of the African-American experience in the 20th century Published: 4:00 AM The e-reader company looked at worldwide sales, the number of times books were opened and of course the number of times a book was read from start to finish to determine which Canadian authors made the list. The Lair of the White Worm ( Bram Stoker , 1911): a horror novel revolving around a remote area of England haunted by a â¦ They brought together a panel of fifty-five individuals from twenty-two states and one Canadian province provided them with their votes for the best work and authors of the 20th century. Mein Kampf (1925) by a then-unknown Adolf Hitler's diatribe filled with anti-Semitism and that came to influence the Nazi party, was also named one of the worst books of the 20th century. Find the top 100 most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Discover the best 20th Century Canadian History in Best Sellers. Huge political and cultural shifts were only months awayâ¦ and some of the best books weâve ever read were waiting in the wings. To help you narrow down the endless options, Kobo has rounded up the most beloved Canadian books of all time. The authors of The Canadian 100, both historians, concede that they have written an âadmittedly impossible book,â which seems fitting. Books Advanced Search Today's Deals New Releases Amazon Charts Best Sellers & More The Globe & Mail Best Sellers New York Times Best Sellers Best Books of the Month Children's Books ... Best Sellers in 20th Century Canadian History #1. Selected by Dr Oliver Tearle The twentieth century gave us literary modernism, postmodernism, magical realism, dystopian fiction, and new perspectives on race, empire, gender, and politics. Find our picks of the 10 best Canadian books of all time at Indigo.ca and get Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders.