#DiverseCanLit

Amongst all the talk about Diversity in Books in 2014, the hashtag #DiverseCanLit became popular, spearheaded by Léonicka of Léonicka.com.  Canada is a hugely multicultural nation, our beginnings and history firmly planted in Aboriginal culture and now in 2014 representing all races, cultures, and religions.  And yet, our literature does not look like that.  Canada has some amazing stories to tell, from all parts of the world.  Here is a list of books I have reviewed on the blog that reflect this diversity.

Abraham, Carolyn
The Juggler's Children

Aguirre, Carmen
Something Fierce: Memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter

Al-Solaylee, Kamal
Intolerable: A Memoir of Extremes

Alexis, André
Pastoral
Fifteen Dogs

Armstrong, Kelley
City of the Lost

Badami, Anita Rau
The Hero's Walk

Baruwa, Yahaya
Struggles of a Dreamer

Basu, Arjun
Waiting For the Man

Blair, Peggy
The Beggar's Opera

The Poisoned Pawn 

Hungry Ghosts



Bowen, Rhonda
Boyden, Joseph

Brand, Dionne

Choa-Johnston, Simon
The House of Wives

Chow, Olivia

Clarke, Austin

Doctor, Farzana
All Inclusive

Edugyan, Esi

Enahoro, Carole
Doing Dangerously Well

Ferguson, Will
419


Grady, Wayne

Hamilton, Ian



Kinew, Wab
The Reason You Walk

King, Thomas
The Inconvenient Indian

LaBoucane-Benson, Patti
The Outside Circle

Laferrière, Dany

Lam, Vincent

Lindberg, Tracey
Birdie

Maharaj, Rabindranath


Ondaatje, Michael

Ozeki, Ruth

Richardson, Jael Ealey

Simpson, Jon Chan
Chinkstar

Suzuki, David

Thuy, Kim

Uppal, Priscila
Cover Before Striking

Viswanathan, Padma
The Ever After of Ashwin Rao


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