is a celebrated and award-winning Canadian author and speaker whose books are often seen on  ‘best-of’ lists each year.

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September 14, 2024 
The Beauty of Us
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The Beauty of Us

Masterfully crafted, The Beauty of Us is a gripping novel about surviving hardship, the power of friendship, and growing up.

~Published by ECW Press

Farzana Doctor

Farzana has written four critically acclaimed novels (Stealing Nasreen, Six Metres of PavementAll Inclusive, and Seven), a poetry collection (You Still Look The Same) and in 2024, she will be releasing two more books,  a self-care workbook for helpers and activists (52 Weeks To A Sweeter Life, Douglas & McIntyre, spring 2024) and a YA novel (The Beauty of Us, ECW, Fall 2024).


Thanks to @cbcbooks for bringing me in for the Proust Questionnaire!

🎧 https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-67-the-next-chapter/clip/16070065-why-farzana-doctor-isnt-searching-perfect-happiness

Some ❤️ mentions in this 7 min clip: @wizardbisan @ClareDalyMEP @guszeineddine

Congratulations 2024 Trillium Book Award finalist, Kathryn Mockler (@themockler)!

Riddled with dark humour, "Anecdotes” is a four-part collection of surreal stories that examine the serious realities of sexual violence, abuse, and environmental anxiety that exist today.

We are deeply disturbed that as @kagisokeo was booed, heckled, and ejected from an event dedicated to political non-fiction because she spoke up about starving children in Gaza, other writers and cultural workers remained silent and then carried on eating their dinners.

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