Room

Winner of the 2011 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize regional prize; made into a major motion picture. More

The Shipping News

Highly acclaimed international bestseller; winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. More

The Book of Negroes

A milestone in Canada’s understanding of black history and one of the bestselling books in Canadian publishing history. More

Wild Swans

Popular bestseller that has sold more than 13 million copies. More

Black Boy

A powerful and eloquent autobiography that has sold more than a million copies since publication. More

Barometer Rising

The first novel by MacLennan, one of Canada’s most significant novelists of the mid-twentieth century. More

Native Son

Wright’s unsparing reflection on what it means to be black in America. More

Namita Gokhale

I read to share the world, to treasure words, to learn and intuit and recognise experiences to which I have no direct access. More

The Thorn Birds

McCullough’s sweeping family saga of forbidden love in the Australian outback; became a bestselling phenomenon. More

Pilgrim

A finalist for the Giller Prize and a Canadian bestseller that surpassed the author’s own impressive sales records. More

A Soldier’s Tale

Enduring novel that has met with critical acclaim and been reprinted many times since its first release. More

Journey to Jo’burg

Groundbreaking book set in South Africa during the apartheid era and banned by its government. More