If you ever want to understand the frustration of being a Canadian in Canada with an interfering, short-sighted government; and being Canadian in the context of having the US as a neighbour, read Palmiro Campagna's "Requiem for a Giant: A.V. Roe and the Avro Arrow"
Currently on the go:
James Alan Gardner, Hunted
Anita Diamant, The Red Tent
and then a pile as tall as I am.