Tireless Readers Collective
We’ll Turn a New Page Together
“Books are a form of political action. Books are knowledge. Books are reflection. Books change your mind.”
– Toni Morrison (1931-2019)
Now, more than ever, we need to envision a gender-equal future and find new paths to achieve it. Books can help us understand how to do that together.
The Canadian Women’s Foundation’s Tireless Readers Collective brings book lovers together with stellar writers who shine a spotlight on justice and gender equality. Join us in this exciting reading journey.
Upcoming Reads and Events
January 29, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. EST: Harriet Alida Lye, author of “Natural Killer”
Natural Killer is Harriet Alida Lye’s memoir of being diagnosed with a rare and malignant form of leukemia at just 15 years old. The book explores her survival against incredible odds and journey forward from this life-threatening illness.
Fifteen years after Harriet’s diagnosis, she learns she is pregnant, despite having been told that her chemotherapy treatment would likely make conception impossible.
This book explores what it’s like to go from confronting a life-threatening illness, to learning how to trust your body’s ability to recover and even create life.