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Jael Richardson's holiday book picks for 2019

As the gift-giving season is now upon us, q's books columnist stops by with a list of her favourite books from the past year.
Jael Richardson is q's books columnist and the artistic director of the Festival of Literary Diversity. (Arden Wray)
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Jael Richardson is q's books columnist. She drops by every couple weeks to fill us in on a new book to check out, but today she'll be doing something a little different. As the gift-giving season is now upon us, Richardson joins us to recommend some of her favourite books from the past year: 

  • Red, White & Royal Blue: A Novel by Casey McQuiston
  • 26 Knots by Bindu Suresh
  • Turbulence by David Szalay
  • The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker
  • The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
  • The Innocents: A Novel by Michael Crummey
  • The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe

Click the 'Listen' link above to hear the full conversation with Jael Richardson.

— Produced by Danielle Grogan

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