Trillium Book Award Author Readings June 16

Number 5: Visit the Bookmark

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"[This is] an excerpt where something transformative happens to the main character. This character, Jakob Beer, like so many immigrants to the City, came to Toronto soon after the end of the Second World War and was marked with inexpressible trauma. In this excerpt, he begins to understand for the first time what exactly the power of language might be, not only as a repository for memory and for grief, but also holding a potential redemption," said Michaels before the unveiling on October 28th.

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