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Tyee Poll: What's the Best Book You've Read During the Pandemic?

After asking readers about their mental health (and we know, it's been tough), we’re asking about your hacks for getting through it all.

Ahead of hearing your responses, we know one thing we’ve been enjoying: books. We much relished in the suggestions from Oji-Cree writer and Canada Reads finalist Joshua Whitehead on our pages earlier this month.

We've also explored new non-fiction through recent Tyee interviews with a handful of writers: Rinaldo Walcott on abolitionist politics and his book On Property, former Liberal MP Celina Caesar-Chavannes about her autobiography Can You Hear Me Now?, and Tyee contributing editor Crawford Kilian on the recent republishing of Go Do Some Great Thing about B.C.’s Black pioneers, originally published in 1978.

But we aren't selling fiction short! We hope to hear offerings from every corner of literary exploration: dystopia/utopia, magical realism, sci-fi fantasy. With this in mind we want to ask:

What’s the best book you’ve read during the pandemic?

* Please note that all poll answers will be publicly viewable, but anonymous.

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Please note that Tyee Barometer polls are only intended as a quick and engaging non-scientific snapshot of our readers' opinions on various topics that fit with The Tyee's very broad editorial mandate. They are not intended to be seen as a representative sampling of BC opinion.

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