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Chelene Knight's favourite Canadian book of 2018: Theory by Dionne Brand

As the year draws to a close, CBC Books is asking Canadian writers for their favourite titles of 2018.
Chelene Knight recommends reading Theory by Dionne Brand. (Knopf Canada/Greg Ehlers/

As the year draws to a close, CBC Books is asking Canadian writers to share their favourite books of 2018Chelene Knight is a Vancouver-based author and poetHer latest book Dear Current Occupant is a memoir inspired by a collection of letters she wrote to the current occupants of the homes she grew up in. Dear Current Occupant was the winner of the 2018 Vancouver Book Award.       

Knight recommends reading Theory by Dionne Brand

"Dionne Brand's Theory. After reading this book I realized that a novel can trace and map the inner markings inside one's mind. A beautiful book that forever changed the way I approach writing, reading, and teaching."


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