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"I've Been Meaning to Tell You" is an intimate, heartfelt and important book everyone should read

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"I've Been Meaning to Tell You" is an intimate, heartfelt and important book everyone should read

Illustration by Emilie Simpson (background)

Canadian Living Books

"I've Been Meaning to Tell You" is an intimate, heartfelt and important book everyone should read

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The award-winning author of Brother is back with this moving letter to his daughter about his experiences as a visible minority and more. 

Canadian author David Chariandy's touching letter to his 13-year-old daughter draws upon his personal experiences as a visible minority, as well as the history of his ancestors, to discuss race, racism and responsibility. This short book is intimate, heartfelt and important enough for us all to read.

I've Been Mean­ing to Tell You (McLelland & Stewart) by David Chariandy, $20.

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