11 new Toronto-themed books you can buy right now
If you're looking for something to read this Victoria Day long weekend, why not pick up something that screams Toronto? There are plenty of Toronto-centric new releases out there, including high-profile memoirs and a history of one of the city's most beloved music venues.
Here are 11 Toronto-themed books you can buy right now.
This anthology features work from nearly 100 contributors and chronicles how Toronto became a global leader in queer activism.
If you love the Blue Jays, you'll want to check out Stacey May Fowles latest, which also looks at all facets of baseball, including the gendered stereotypes around female-identified fans.
Few writers capture Toronto quite like Shawn Micallef, so fall in love with the city all over again as he explores what's making it stand out right now.
Lilly Singh is one of the top YouTubers in the world, and she's also a proud Torontonian. Her memoir came out earlier this year.
Jen Agg transformed how we think about dining out in Toronto and continues to tackle the industries ingrained bro culture. You won't want to miss her memoir.
You'll find a new appreciation for Toronto's parklands after flipping through this book filled with photos by Robert Burley.
Set in Toronto's easternmost borough, this novel follows three children who are growing up the Kingston-Galloway neighbourhood in Scarborough throughout an entire school year.
Toronto's the centre of Canada and Drake's on the cover of this book, so obviously that's why it landed here. The Toronto-based podcast Canadaland launched this cheeky guide that'll make you think (and laugh) about our country during its widely promoted sesquicentennial.
More and more kids are growing up in condos in Toronto. This children's book explores what happens when a group of young condo-dwellers sneak a zoo animal into their unit.
Spacing Magazine's second book will teach you how to behave in public in Toronto, a key skill for thriving in the city.
David McPherson's tome dedicated to the Horseshoe Tavern is available only for pre-order right now, but when it comes out on September 23, you can expect to learn more than you ever imagined about this venue at Queen and Spadina.
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