Glen’s Favourite Reads

Welcome to the ever-expanding list of books I have enjoyed through the years.


To Kill a Mockingbird — Harper Lee

Go Set a Watchman — Harper Lee

Waiting for Joe — Sandra Birdsell

The Orenda — Joseph Boyden

Three Day Road — Joseph Boyden

Through Black Spruce — Joseph Boyden

East of Eden — John Steinbeck

The Pastures of Heaven — John Steinbeck

The Grapes of Wrath — John Steinbeck

The Moon is Down — John Steinbeck

The Wayward Bus — John Steinbeck

The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz — Mordecai Richler

Solomon Gursky Was Here — Mordecai Richler

The Incomparable Atuk — Mordecai Richler

Catch 22 — Joseph Heller

The Caine Mutiny — Herman Wouk

The Three Musketeers — Alexandre Dumas

The Count of Monte Cristo — Alexandre Dumas

Armchair Wil — Murray Malcolm

To Everything a Season — Helen Mourre

White Fang — Jack London

The Call of the Wild — Jack London

Lord of the Flies — William Golding






Saskatoon: A History in Words and Images — Amy Jo Ehman

The Lost Patrol — Dick North

A World We Have Lost — Bill Waiser

Who Killed Jackie Bates? — Bill Waiser

Ten Lost Years — Barry Broadfoot

Loyal til Death — Blair Stonechild and Bill Waiser

Revenge of the Land — Maggie Siggins

In Cold Blood — Truman Capote




Historical Fiction:

Come Hell or High Water — Glen C. Larson (You had to have known I’d put this on the list)

The Boys from Balcarres — Glen C. Larson

The Last Crossing — Guy Vanderhaeghe

A Good Man — Guy Vanderhaeghe

The Englishman’s Boy — Guy Vanderhaeghe

A Farewell to Arms — Ernest Hemmingway



Prairie Fiction:

Grain — Robert Stead

Who Has Seen the Wind — W.O. Mitchell

The Kite — W.O. Mitchell

Daddy Lenin — Guy Vanderhaeghe

Man Descending — Guy Vanderhaeghe

Homesick — Guy Vanderhaeghe

Things as They Are — Guy Vanderhaeghe

Never Sleep Three in a Bed — Max Braithwaite

The Night We stole the Mountie’s Car — Max Braithwaite

Why Shoot the Teacher — Max Braithwaite

Lusty Winter — Max Braithwaite

To Everything a Season — Helen Mourre

Waiting for Joe — Sandra Birdsell



Outlier — Garrett Wilson




Her Privates We — Frederic Manning

Wall of Fire — Michael Krawchuk