TWHP Book Club – January 2021

January 28th – 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – via Zoom I am suggesting 4 books to read due to the limited availability. Participants only need to read one:From the Ground Up: An Italian Immigrants Story by Frank Colantonio (1 copy TPL)44 Hours or Strike! by Anne Dublin (7 copies TPL / Children’s)The Eaton Drive: the Campaign to Organize Canada’s Largest Department Store 1948 – 1952 by Eileen Sufrin (I copy TPL)The Voice of Labour: A Life in the Construction Industry by Marino Toppan ( 4 copies

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TWHP Book Club

The Workers’ History Book Club meets once a month at the Steelworkers Hall Lounge. We pick a book that relates to workers in Toronto, either fiction or non-fiction. Our discussion include the larger context in which the book was written, how it relates to our current understandings of work and Toronto as a city, and how we could use alternate forms of history (storytelling, novels, plays) to keep workers’ history alive. We are currently reading Consolation by Michael Redhill. All

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