BOOK REVIEWS

10 Black Canadian Books You Should Read

Tuesday, 09 February 2016 17:52 Written by
The TORONTO URBAN BOOK EXPO is coming up on February 13th.

Reading Is Currency: A conversation with Dr. Andrew Campbell

Sunday, 24 January 2016 17:03 Written by Teneile Warren
In full disclosure, I have never bought into the self-help, motivational non-fiction novel.

Meet Ari & Lang: Canada's Youngest Black Authors

Sunday, 28 June 2015 19:34 Written by Dominique Warne
Kids are known to say the darnest things, but seven year old Aaron Aizenstros and his nine year old brother Langston Aizenstros have a lot more to say beyond what you may think is “darn cute”.
Angela Walcott’s perfect bedtime story will inspire and uplift the lives of African Canadian children who need the confidence to be whatever they want to be. 
Owen 'Blakka' Ellis' writing... Takes me home. I can hear voices from my childhood singing, "There's a brown girl in da ring, tra-lala-la-la! There's a brown girl in da ring, traaaaaaaaa-lala-lala!"
ByBlacks Rating: BBB Do you find yourself immersed in the hustle and bustle of everyday life with little time for reading? Then the short story genre may be the style of writing that most suits your lifestyle and taste.
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