The City of Toronto and Toronto Public Library have named the five 2018 Toronto Book Awards shortlisted titles. Established by Toronto City Council in 1974, the awards honour books of literary merit that are evocative of Toronto.

2018 Shortlist

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The winnner of the 2018 Toronto Book Awards will be announced on October 10, 2018 at the Toronto Reference Library. We invite the public to attend this awards ceremony at the Bram and Bluma Appel Salon starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are free and will be available September 19, 2018 at 9 a.m. Tickets and event information.

Toronto Public Library will also host an evening with the shortlisted authors on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 7 p.m. at the Malvern branch.