Thursday, December 23, 2010

List Time - Top Manitoba Books

Here are the top books about Manitoba for 2010.

1. Coming of Age: 
A History of the Jewish People of Manitoba by Alan Levine. The definitive book on Jewish people in the province.

2. Winnipeg's Great War: A City Comes of Age by Jim Blanchard. Looking at explosive period from 1914 to 1919 in Winnipeg history.

3. Manitoba Politics And Government: Issues, Institutions, Traditions by Paul G. Thomas (Editor), Curtis Brown (Editor) Various contributions on political issues of Manitoba.

4. Winnipeg Love Hate by Bryan Scott The famous pictures of Bryan Scott in a book.

5. Manitoba Premiers of the 19th and 20th Centuries Barry Ferguson (Editor), Robert Wardhaugh (Editor) The story about the men who have served as premier of Manitoba.

6. Tales from the Back Room: Memoirs of a Political Insider by Michael Decter A high profile Winnipeg operative of the NDP reveals all.

7. Manitoba Wild by Bill Stilwell The story about some of Manitoba's unfamiliar or unknown charms in the wilderness.

8. Tales from the Underworld and Other Stories by Roland Penner & Norm Larsen Quirky stories about Manitoba.

9. Extraordinary Canadians Louis Riel And Gabriel Dumont by Joseph Boyden Riel and Dumont as seen by a Metis writer.

10. Just Common Sense: The Life and Times of George Taylor Richardson by Tim Higgins An inside look at one of the richest families in Winnipeg.

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