This is the canon : decolonize your bookshelf in 50 books
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London : Greenfinch, 2021.
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9781529414592, 1529414598
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345 pages ; 23 cm
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"These are the books you should read. This is the canon. Joan Anim-Addo, Deirdre Osborne and Kadija Sesay have curated a decolonised reading list that celebrates the wide and diverse experiences of people from around the world, of all backgrounds and all races. It disrupts the all-too-often white-dominated 'required reading' collections that have become the accepted norm and highlights powerful voices and cultural perspectives that demand a place on our shelves. From literary giants such as Toni Morrison and Chinua Achebe to less well known (but equally vital) writers such as Caribbean novelist Earl Lovelace or Indigenous Australian author Tony Birch, the novels recommended here are in turn haunting and lyrical; innovative and inspiring; edgy and poignant. The power of great fiction is that readers have the opportunity to discover new worlds and encounter other beliefs and opinions. This is the Canon offers a rich and multifaceted perspective on our past, present and future which deserves to be read by all bibliophiles - whether they are book club members or solitary readers, self-educators or teachers. These are the books you should read. This is the canon"--Publisher's description.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Anim-Addo, J., George, K., & Osborne, D. (2021). This is the canon: decolonize your bookshelf in 50 books . Greenfinch.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Anim-Addo, Joan, Kadija, George and Deirdre, Osborne. 2021. This Is the Canon: Decolonize Your Bookshelf in 50 Books. London: Greenfinch.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Anim-Addo, Joan, Kadija, George and Deirdre, Osborne. This Is the Canon: Decolonize Your Bookshelf in 50 Books London: Greenfinch, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Anim-Addo, Joan,, Kadija George, and Deirdre Osborne. This Is the Canon: Decolonize Your Bookshelf in 50 Books Greenfinch, 2021.

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