Toronto Book Awards

Established by Toronto City Council in 1974, the Toronto Book Awards honour books of literary merit that are evocative of Toronto.

The City of Toronto and Toronto Public Library have named the 2020 Toronto Book Awards shortlisted titles. Please visit the City of Toronto's website to learn more about the finalists and jurors.

The winner of the 2020 Toronto Book Awards will be named at a virtual ceremony at Toronto Public Library on November 30.

Reading Lists

Explore the full list of 2020 Toronto Book Awards longlisted titles, and check out a reading list of the five shortlisted titles.