“Labour and Leisure”

Social justice reading list

October 2021

Fiction Novels

All of Us in Our Own Lives by Manjushree Thapa

All Inclusive by Farzana Doctor

All’s Well by Mona Awad

Dante’s Indiana by Randy Boyagoda

Days by Moonlight by Andre Alexis 

Non-Fiction Novels

Wages for Housework: A History of an International Feminist Movement, 1972-77 by Louise Toupin

Indigenous Women, Work, and History 1940–1980 by Mary Jane Logan McCallum

Decolonizing Employment: Aboriginal Inclusion in Canada’s Labour Market by Shauna MacKinnon

Work Won’t Love You Back by Sarah Jaffa 

The Color of Money by Mehrsa Baradaran 

Short Fiction

“Umbrella” by Chanel M.Sutherland (read here)

“Summer Body” by Lee Thomas (read here)

“Confessions of a Shinagawa Monkey” by Haruki Murakami (read here)

“Selection Week” by Hurmat Kazmi (read here)

Bawaajigan edited by Nathan Niigan Noodin Adler and Christine Miskonoodinkwe Smith (anthology)

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