Canada Reads 2021 longlist

Canada Reads 2021 longlist
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The Canada Reads 2021 longlist includes five fave ALU titles! Find them, below.

Note: Butter Honey Pig Bread + Jonny Appleseed will be back in stock in a few weeks (preorder available). View books in this list

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Dirty Birds

By Morgan Murray

***THE GLOBE AND MAIL SUMMER'S HOTTEST READS******LONGLISTED FOR CANADA READS 2021***

In late 2008, as the world’s economy crumbles and Barack Obama ascends to the White House, the remarkably unremarkable Milton Ontario – not to be confused with Milton, Ontario – leaves ... Read more

You are Eating an Orange. You are Naked.

By Sheung-King

A young translator living in Toronto frequently travels abroad—to Hong Kong, Macau, Prague, Tokyo—often with his unnamed lover. In restaurants and hotel rooms, the couple begins telling folktales to each other, perhaps as a way to fill the undefined space between them. Theirs ... Read more

Jonny Appleseed

By Joshua Whitehead

2021 CANADA READS FINALIST

WINNER, Lambda Literary Award; Georges Bugnet Award for Fiction

Finalist, Governor General's Literary Award for Fiction; Amazon Canada First Novel Award; Indigenous Voices Award; Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award; Firecracker Award for Fiction

Longlisted ... Read more

Butter Honey Pig Bread

By Francesca Ekwuyasi

2021 CANADA READS FINALIST

Longlisted for the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize

An intergenerational saga about three Nigerian women: a novel about food, family, and forgiveness.

Butter Honey Pig Bread is a story of choices and their consequences, of motherhood, of the malleable line ... Read more