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Kamal Al-Solaylee

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Kamal Al-Solaylee

Canadian
Publisher: HarperCollins Canada

Kamal Al-Solaylee is the author of the national bestseller Intolerable: A Memoir of Extremes, which won the 2013 Toronto Book Award and was a finalist for the CBC’s Canada Reads and the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction. His second book, Brown: What Being Brown in the World Today Means (to Everyone), was a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Awards for Nonfiction, the Trillium Book Award and won the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing. He was previously a theatre critic at the Globe and Mail and has written reviews and features on arts and politics for all major Canadian publications. He holds a PhD in English and is a professor of journalism at Ryerson University. 

Brown
Brown: What Being Brown in the World Today Means (to Everyone)

2016