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Asian Heritage Month Highlight: Fiction Part Two May 29, 2019 – Posted in: Asian Heritage Month, Books

Today, we’ve got our final highlight for Asian Heritage Month: fiction! Check out these great reads, and don’t forget to click on the titles below to learn more about your next favourite book! The Chinese Knot and Other Stories by Lien Chao: Award-winning author Lien Chao weaves together these emotionally charged short stories focusing on Chinese immigrants in Toronto’s multiracial neighbourhoods. In Chinatown and mixed neighbourhoods, in condos and tenements, in public parks and in…

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Asian Heritage Month: Poetry Part Two May 28, 2019 – Posted in: Asian Heritage Month

Today, we’ve got some more great poetry titles for Asian Heritage Month to bring to your attention! Don’t forget to click on the titles below to learn more about your next favourite book! “Bodymap” by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha: Finalist for the 2015 Publishing Triangle Audre Lorde Award for Lesbian Poetry, Shortlisted for the ReLit Poetry Award! In this volume, Leah Lakshmi maps hard and vulnerable terrains of queer desire, survivorhood, transformative love, sick and disabled…

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Asian Heritage Month Highlight: Nonfiction May 24, 2019 – Posted in: Asian Heritage Month

Today, we’re featuring some great nonfcition titles for Asian Heritage Month. From memoirs to essays, you’re bound to discover a new favourite author – perhaps even a new favourite book! Make sure to click the title names below for more information. Beyond Silence: Chinese Canadian Literature in English (Literary Criticism): From unappreciated railway workers facing institutional racism and neglect in the last century to national cultural figures of the present, the Chinese, like other coloured…

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Asian Heritage Month Highlight: Poetry Part One May 21, 2019 – Posted in: Asian Heritage Month

Today, we’re featuring some interesting poetry titles for Asian Heritage Month. You’ll find that each of these titles, both new and old, catch the essence of what it means and feels like to be of Asian heritage in Canada. “Rouge” by Adrian De Leonis a collection that takes us on a ride through the TTC – except you don’t have to use the transfers, or wait for hours upon hours of delays. Rouge goes deeper…

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Asian Heritage Month Highlight: Fiction Part One May 7, 2019 – Posted in: Asian Heritage Month

Today, we’re featuring some great fiction titles for Asian Heritage Month. From novels to short stories to anthologies, you’re bound to discover a new favourite author – perhaps even a new favourite book! Make sure to read through to the end for links to your next great read! Don’t forget to catch up on our author highlight with C Fong Hsiung, where we asked her some questions on her latest novel, New Land Same Sky.

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