2021 Reading List

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The Spectacular

By Zoe Whittall

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sulphurtongue

By Rebecca Salazar

In The Beggaely Style of Imitation

By Jean Marc Ah-sen

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Dirty Birds

By Morgan Murray

 

Gold Pours

By Aurore Gatwenzi

The Shaytan Bride

By Sumaiya Matin

The Undertaking of Billy Buffone

By David Giuliano

Uncommon sense An autistic Journey

By Adam Mardero

Word Problems

By Ian Williams

Ripping down half the trees

By Evan J

Waiting for a Star to Fall

By Kerry Clare

Robert’s Hill

By Jeremy John

Five Little Indians

By Michelle Good

Song for the Snow

By Jon-Erik Lappano

Pigeon Soup and Other Stories

By Rosanna Battigelli

The Girl from Dream City: A Literary Life

By Linda Leith

Honorarium

By Nathaniel D Moore

These Wings

By Kim Fahner

Finding Home: The Journey of Immigrants and Refugees

By Sookfung Lee, Jen

Connection at Newcombe

By Kayt Burgess

The Running Trees

By Amber McMillan

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Moon of the Crusted Snow: A Novel

By Waubgeshig Rice

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Gutter Child

By Jael Richardson

Kinmount

By Rod Carley

Indigenous Reading List

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Before The Usual Time

Edited By Darlene Naponse

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The Dependent

By Danielle Daniel

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Witness, I Am

By Gregory Scofield

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The Wolves of Tuonela

By Marc Merilainen

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Ghost Lake

By Nathan Adler

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Don’t Speak

By Mahlikah Awe:ri

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Ravensong

By Lee Maracle

Black History Reading List

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Execution Poems

By George Elliott Clarke

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Up From Freedom

By Wayne Grady

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Taximan

By Stanley Péan

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Exile Blues

By Douglas Gary Freeman

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Daughters of Silence

By Rebecca Fisseha

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Dominoes at the Crossroads

By Kaie Kellough

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Dear Current Occupant

By Chelene Knight

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They Said This Would Be Fun

By Eternity Martis

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The Skin We’re In

By Desmond Cole

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They Call Me George

By Cecil Foster

Chat Noir Books logo

Have you picked up any of the books on this year’s festival reading list yet? You can pick up a copy from one of this year’s official festival booksellers, New Liskeard’s Independent bookstore Chat Noir.

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Have you picked up any of the books on this year’s festival reading list yet? You can pick up a copy from one of this year’s official festival booksellers, Indigo.

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Have you picked up any of the books on this year’s festival reading list yet? You can pick up a copy from one of this year’s official festival booksellers, Parry Sound Books.