Book List in Order:8 titles

  • At the heart of Luminous Ink are questions around the work of words. What can the literature being written today tell us about Canada's social arrangements; about its political and aesthetic shapes and its preoccupations? The contributions to this an...


  • Curated by Dionne Brand, this anthology features the work of 18 emerging Toronto talents writing about their city:Diana BiacoraDavid BradfordNicole ChinSimone DaltonDalton DerksonDoyali IslamLaboni IslamIan KamauAdnan KhanShoilee KhanCanisia LubrinSo...


  • “They were born in the city from people born elsewhere.”What We All Long For follows the overlapping stories of a close circle of second-generation twenty-somethings living in downtown Toronto. There’s Tuyen, a lesbian avant-garde artist and th...


  • In 1824, on the island of Trinidad, Marie Ursule, queen of a secret society of militant slaves, plots a mass suicide - a quiet, passionate act of revolt. But she cannot bring herself to kill her small daughter, Bola, whom she smuggles away in the ear...


  • Beautiful and meticulously wrought, set in both Toronto and the Caribbean, this astonishing novel gives voice to the power of love and belonging in a story of two women, profoundly different, each in her own spiritual exile. From the Trade Paperba...



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    Each story is perfect in its own way, from the wonderful celebration of the generic Caribbean grandmother in 'Photograph' to the terrifying magic realism of 'At the Lisbon Plate'...This is political art at its searing best.""- Rhonda Cobham, The Wome...


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    A smart, sensual and witty novel about what happens when love and intellect are set on a collision course. This compact tour de force affirms Dionne Brand's place as one of Canada's most dazzling and influential artists. Theory begins as its narrator...