Unwrap Indie: Books for the Holidays

November 15, 2021

It's the inaugural day of Unwrap Indie, a checklist of giftable books from one-of-a-kind indie presses. Match the distinctive personalities of the people on your gift list with our recommended book picks from now until November 26th.

Bonus: take 15% off our #unwrapindie book picks until November 28th! 


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From now until Nov 28th we're gifting 15% off all #unwrapindie books on All Lit Up! 





We, Jane by Aimee Wall

Phantompains by Therese Estacion

Tongues: On Longing and Belonging Through Language, edited by Eufemia Fantetti, Leonarda Carranza & Ayelet Tsabari



Songs for the Cold of Heart by Eric Dupont, translated by Peter McCambridge

Maker by Jim Upton 

Waswanipi by Jean-Yves Soucy



Ring by André Alexis

ink earl by Susan Holbrook

Any Night of the Week by Jonny Dovercourt




Ghost's Journey: A Refugee Story by Robin Stevenson, illustrated by Rainer Oktovianus

The Loudest Bark by Lucie Gagnon and Gail Marlene Schwartz, illustrated by Amélie Ayotte

Kiskajeyi: I AM READY by Michelle Sylliboy




The Quiet is Loud by Samantha Garner

Frost & Pollen by Helen Hajnoczky

County Heirlooms by Leigh Nash & Natalie Wollenberg



Text and Context by Richard Greenblatt 

The New Canadian Curling Club by Mark Crawford

Two Indians by Falen Johnson 




The Pineapples of Wrath by Cathon 

Lonely Boys by Sophie Bédard, translated by Helge Dascher & Robin Lang

Little Russia by Francis Desharnais



The Good Arabs by Eli Tareq El Bechelany-Lynch

Personal Attention Roleplay by Helen Chau Bradley

Dear Black Girls by Shanice Nicole, illustrated by Kezna Dalz




Fuse by Hollay Ghadery 

The Language We Were Never Taught to Speak by Grace Lau

A Good Name by Yejide Kilanko




Dream of No One But Myself by David Bradford

awâsis — kinky and dishevelled by Louise Bernice Halfe - Sky Dancer

Fetishes of the Floating World by Don Domanski




Click the gift box to read more about our book picks for each publisher! (Boxes will be clickable as we reveal our picks each day.)


Book*hug Press Baraka Books Coach House Books Rebel Mountain Press Invisible Publishing J. Gordon Shillingford Pow Pow Press Metonymy Press Guernica Editions Brick Books




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Follow along on  InstagramTwitter, and  Facebook with the hashtag #unwrapindie until November 26th!

Please note that due to supply chain delays, orders may take longer than usual to arrive. Please shop early to ensure books arrive in time to unwrap.







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