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Read Ontario

Ontario has a wealth of fantastic writers and amazing stories. This October the Ontario Book Publishers Organization is highlighting some great reads from some of the great Ontario publishers.

Pick up an Ontario book and “Read Ontario.”

Check out the Open Book: Toronto and Open Book: Ontario websites for features on these great Ontario writers and interviews with some of our treasured Ontario independent booksellers.  

Read Ontario Titles

Unlikely Radicals (Between the Lines) by Charlie Angus

Autonomous State (University of Toronto Press) by Dimitry Anastakis

Blue Future (House of Anansi Press) by Maude Barlow

Ceremonies for the Dead (Kegedonce Press) by Giles Benaway

Old Enough to Fight (James Lorimer & Company) by Dan Black and John Boileau

Two Women (Second Story Press) by Christene A. Browne

Barrett Fuller's Secret (Dundurn) by Scott Carter

When This World Comes to an End (Brick Books) by Kate Cayley

Invisible Dogs (Brick Books) by Barry Dempster

A Bird's Eye (House of Anansi Press) by Cary Fagan

Along the Shore (ECW Press) by M. Jane Fairburn

The Emblems of James Reaney (The Porcupine's Quill) by Thomas Gerry

The Scottish Banker of Surabaya (House of Anansi Press) by Ian Hamilton

Quiet No More (James Lorimer & Company) by Joel D. Harden

Ipperwash (University of Toronto Press) by Edward J. Hedican

The City Still Breathing (Coach House Books) by Matthew Heiti

Flee, Fly, Flown (Second Story Press) by Janet Hepburn

Blood: The Stuff of Life (House of Anansi Press) by Lawrence Hill

47 Sorrows (Dundurn) by Janet Kellough

Metal on Ice (Dundurn) by Sean Kelly

Lawyers, Families, and Businesses (Irwin Law) by C. Ian Kyer

The Miracles of Ordinary Men (ECW Press) by Amanda Leduc

Love, and all that jazz (The Porcupine's Quill) by Laurie Lewis

No Angel (Pedlar Press) by Annie McLurg

Memoirs and Reflections (University of Toronto Press) by Roy McMurtry

Paikin and the Premiers (Dundurn) by Steve Paikin

Afloat (Brick Books) by John Reibetanz

The Truth About Luck (House of Anansi Press) by Iain Reid

The World of Niagara Wine (Wilfrid Laurier Press) by Michael Ripmeester, Phillip Gordon Mackintosh and Christopher Fullerton

The April Poems (The Porcupine's Quill) by Leon Rooke

From Meteorite Impact to Constellation City (Wilfrid Laurier Press) by Oiva W. Saarinen

The Oak Ridges Moraine Battles (University of Toronto Press) by L. Anders Sandberg, Gerda R. Wekerle and Liette Gilbert

Hostile Seas (Dundurn) by J. L. Savidge

The Family China (Brick Books) by Ann Shin

Jack Chambers' Red and Green (The Porcupine's Quill) by Tom Smart

The Memory of Water (Wilfrid Laurier Press) by Allen Smutylo

Love and Forgetting (Second Story Press) by Julie Macfie Sobol and Ken Sobol

Gambatte (ECW Press) by David Tsubouchi

The Life and Times of Conrad Black (The Porcupine's Quill) by George A. Walker

The Origin of Feces (ECW Press) by David Waltner-Toews

The Drowned Man (ECW Press) by David Whellams

Margaret Atwood and the Labour of Literary Celebrity (University of Toronto Press) by Lorraine York


Contest! Enter to Win A Prize Package of 42 “Read Ontario” books

To enter, send an email to contests@openbooktoronto.com with the subject heading "Read Ontario" and tell us the name of your favourite Ontario author. Contest closes on November 15.

Participating Bookstores

Ben McNally Books
366 Bay Street, Toronto, ON

Blue Heron Books
62 Brock Street West, Uxbridge, ON

Books & Company
289 Main Street, Picton, ON

The Bookshelf
41 Quebec Street, Guelph. ON

Bryan Price Bookseller
1060 King Street West, Hamilton, ON

A Different Drummer Books
513 Locust Street, Burlington, ON

Furby House Books
65 Walton Street, Port Hope, ON

Northern Woman’s Bookstore
65 Court Street South, Thunder Bay, ON

Novel Idea
156 Princess Street, Kingston, ON

Octopus Book
116 Third Avenue, Ottawa, ON

Type Books
883 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON

Type Books
427 Spadina Road, Toronto, ON

Words Worth Books
96 King Street South, Waterloo, ON




This promotion is generously funded by the Ontario Media Development Corporation.




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