A dystopian horror, a black comedy, an exploration of choice, A Clockwork Orange by English writer Anthony Burgess, is also a work of exuberant invention which created a new language for its characters.
A Jest of God — which won the Governor General’s Literary Award for fiction in 1966 — depicts the unhappy life of an elementary schoolteacher in small-town Manitoba.
Novel about a 12-year-old Palestinian boy living in an Israeli-occupied area.
This novel by Mark Twain is among the first in major American literature to be written throughout in vernacular English, characterized by local color regionalism. Set in a Southern antebellum society that had ceased to exist over 20 years before the work was published, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is an often scathing satire on entrenched attitudes, particularly racism.
Children’s book about two penguins who create a nontraditional family.
A book for youngsters written by a multiple prize-winning author.
An Ancient Greek tragedy by Sophocles. The play tells the story of a woman who gives her brother a proper burial in defiance of a tyrant’s edict.
Children’s story book.
A book that includes homosexual characters and situations.
Biography of a Canadian judge whose jurisdiction included a First Nations community.