Stephen King, Michael Crichton, John Grisham and J. K. Rowling are all tremendously popular in Canada. But then, there are several world-renowned Canadian authors too.
Margaret Atwood is a writer who has won acclaim and sold millions of copies of her books worldwide - among her most notable are A Handmaid's Tale, The Blind Assassin and Surfacing.
Farley Mowat has written in a wide variety and genres. He has written children's books, like Owls in the Family and Two Against the North. He has also written stories of his own experiences in the north such as Never Cry Wolf and he has written for his own and national newspapers.