The War Memorial Library in Hudson is a non-profit registered charity providing a subscription library of printed and digital materials, primarily in the English language, to the residents of Hudson, Quebec and surrounding communities.Operated by volunteers, the Library is self-financing through membership fees, donations and fund raising activities. The Library in turn donates, to local charities, funds in excess of its own needs.The building and the Library serve as a memorial to those in Hudson who served in the Canadian Armed Forces.

Monday, August 15, 2016

The Write Stuff - Sunjeev Sahota

Sunjeev Sahota was born in Derby, UK in 1981, he's a British-Indian Sikh. He had not read a novel until he was 18, and graduated in Mathematics. His first novel "Ours are the Streets" was published in 2011 to critical acclaim, it's the story of a British Muslim suicide bomber.
The library has a copy of his second book "The Year of the Runaways" which was shortlisted for the 2015 Man Booker prize. It's a bold and original novel about illegal immigration to Britain from India, focusing on four migrant workers in Sheffield.
Sahota lives in Sheffield with his wife and two children. Click here to visit him online.

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