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June 2018 - Indigenous Book Club Month

June is Indigenous Book Club Month! Check out some of these recommended titles.

May 2018 - Read Alikes: The power

If you enjoyed The power by Naomi Alderman, you might enjoy some of these titles.

April 2018 - Spot the Fake Book

In honour of April Fool's Day we've compiled a list of unlikely titles. Are they real, or fake?

Who's Reading What? Lists

Christopher Hume, Journalist, author, dog walker

Columnist, critic and curator, Christopher Hume retired from the Toronto Star in 2016 but continues as that paper's urban affairs writer. He has been nominated six times for Canada's highest prize in print journalism, the National Newspaper Award, and won in 2009. In 2014, Ryerson University presented Hume with an Honorary Doctorate of Laws.

Deborah Dundas, writer, Books Editor at the Toronto Star, and minor league girls' hockey aficionado

Deborah Dundas became the Books Editor at the Toronto Star after reviewing books for the paper for more than 15 years. She has worked in the media for more than 25 years - including stints as a books editor, but also in business, lifestyle, and national and city politics. She's worked at CTV and TVO, both as an editor/producer and reporting, interviewing or producing shows on emerging artists, popular writers and literary powerhouses.

Lesley Ackrill, Executive Co-Director at Interval house, activist, advocate and feminist

Lesley Ackrill is one of three Executive Co-Directors at Interval House Toronto, Canada’s first shelter for abused women and their children. For over 30 years, Lesley co-directed, managed and established Interval House’s Fundraising and Resource Development department, including the production of the first television fundraising campaign ever made for a women’s shelter. Along with her co-director Nadine Chan, Lesley led Interval House through its $5 million Capital Campaign to purchase Interval House’s current 24,000 square foot facility. As a result, Interval House now operates in a large centre that offers a wide range of holistic programs and services to help women who are survivors of intimate partner violence rebuild their lives. Lesley is the Executive Co-Director responsible for Programs & Services, Human Resources, Resource Development and Communication.

Monthly lists of recommended books voted on by librarians.