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Jael Richardson's book pick: We Cast A Shadow by Maurice Carlos Ruffin

Our books columnist, Jael Richardson, fills us in on a new book to check out: We Cast A Shadow by Maurice Carlos Ruffin.
We Cast A Shadow is Maurice Carlos Ruffin's debut novel. (Clare Welsh/Penguin Random House Canada)

Jael Richardson is q's books columnist. She drops by every other week to fill you in on a new book to check out. Today, she talks about Maurice Carlos Ruffin's debut novel We Cast A Shadow. Set in a near-future dystopian world, the story follows an unnamed black father who takes extreme measures to protect his mixed-race son against racism.

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