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Leacock Medal 2021

The Leacock Medal for Humour is an annual award for Canadian humour writing. For more information about the award, please visit the Leacock Associates website.

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    Graham, Randal, Bhaneja, Raoul
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    For fans of Douglas Adams, Terry Pratchett, and P.G. Wodehouse. Where do you go after you die? Detroit. Something's rotten in the afterlife. At least that's how it seems to Rhinnick Feynman, the one man who perceives that someone in the...

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    Leiren-Young, Mark
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    Joey Brant needs to have a bar mitzvah immediately. Like, next Tuesday. Except he’s not thirteen, the usual age for the Jewish milestone. He’s in his sixties. A task he thinks he could quickly cross off his to-do list becomes a deep...

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    Murray, Morgan
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    ***LONGLISTED FOR CANADA READS 2021*** ***FOREWORD INDIES HUMOUR AWARD FINALIST*** ***THE GLOBE AND MAIL SUMMER'S HOTTEST READS*** In late 2008, as the world's economy crumbles and Barack Obama ascends to the White House, the remarkably...

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    Reva, Maria
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    "Bright, funny, satirical and relevant... . A new talent to watch"—Margaret Atwood "These immersive linked stories grapple with Ukrainian history through the waning years of the USSR and birth pangs of democracy...Reva's characters...

  • Auteur:
    King, Thomas
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    Meet Bird and Mimi. The brilliant new novel from one of Canada's foremost authors. Inspired by a handful of old postcards, sent by Uncle Lenny nearly a hundred years before, Bird and Mimi attempt to trace the steps of Mimi's long-lost...

  • Auteur:
    Kertes, Joseph
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    How can you say goodbye forever when you've left an important secret unspoken? "I'll tell you what I'm going to do," Zoltan said. "When I die, I'll leave my luck to you." Zoltan Beck is dying. His devoted but long-suffering sons, Ben...

  • Auteur:
    Christmas, Jane
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    Moving house has never flustered author Jane Christmas. She loves houses: viewing them, negotiating their price, dreaming up interior plans, hiring tradespeople to do the work and overseeing renovations. She loves houses so much that...

  • Auteur:
    Scott, Paddy
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    Huckleberry Finn meets The Catcher in the Rye meets Ferris Bueller's Day Off in this outlandish debut novel.
    Kaspar Pine begins his day with a simple task: replace a pet canary. By day's end, as Kaspar is being loaded into an...

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