Thursday, January 09, 2020


Our lesbian book club 2020 reading list! 

January: The Song of the Sea by Edmontonian and book club member (we’re so proud!) Jenn Alexander. Jenn will be there to chat with us!
February: Cantoras by Carolina de Robertis. About five very different women in the midst of the Uruguayan dictatorship.
March: Holy Wild by Gwen Benaway. This is the bisexual, trans, Anishinaabe and Métis author’s third collection of poetry.
April: Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass by Mariko Tamaki, Toronto writer. This graphic novel gives back story on Harley Quinn before The Joker.
May: The Mystics of Mile End by Sigal Samuel. This Montreal born author’s first novel delves into the heart of Jewish mysticism, faith and family.
June: nîtisânak by Lindsay Nixon, Cree-Métis-Saulteaux writer. Their first novel is a groundbreaking memoir spanning nations and queer love stories.
July: Flèche by Mary Jean Chan. This Hong Kong raised, London author explores multilingualism, queerness, psychoanalysis and cultural history in this book of poetry.
August: La Bastarda: A Novel by Trifonia Melibea Obono. The first novel by an Equatorial Guinean woman to be translated into English!
September: Patsy by Nicole Y Dennis-Benn. We’ve read this Jamaican-American author before and can’t wait to get to this one.
October: Seven by Farzana Doctor from Toronto. We’ve read Farzana’s previous books (including Stealing Nasreen, Six Metres of Pavement, and All Inclusive) and loved them, especially when she was able to visit us and chat about the books.
November: When the Days Are Long: Nurse in the North by Amy V Wilson. Amy Wilson was a nurse in the Yukon and northern BC in the 50s. 

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