Books written by Lawrence Hill

The Illegal

Harper Perennial | April 25, 2017 | 400 pages
#1 national bestseller by the author of The Book of Negroes Winner of the CBC’s Canada Reads Longlisted for the 2017 International DUBLIN Literary Award A CBC, Globe and Mail, and National Post Best Book of the Year Winner of the CBC Canada Reads competition, Maclean’s calls The Illegal “a... More Info

Any Known Blood

HarperPerennial | October 7, 2011 | 552 pages
Langston Cane V is 38, divorced and working as a government speechwriter, until heâe(tm)s fired for sabotaging the ministerâe(tm)s speech. It seems the perfect time for Langston, the eldest son of a white mother and prominent black father, to embark on a quest to discover his familyâe(tm)s past... More Info

Dear Sir, I Intend to Burn Your Book

University of Alberta | March 20, 2013 | 33 pages
Threat of book burning ignites passionate discussion about censoring, banning, and other responses to books.  More Info

The Book of Negroes

September 13, 2011 | 688 pages
"When Aminata Diallo sits down to pen the story of her life in London, England, at the dawn of the 19th century, she has a wealth of experience behind her. Abducted at the age of eleven from her village in West Africa and forced to walk for months to the sea. Aminata is sent to live as a slave in... More Info

Any Known Blood

Harpercollins Canada | November 21, 2008 | 512 pages
Langston Cane V is 38, divorced and working as a government speechwriter, until he's fired for sabotaging the minister's speech. It seems the perfect time for Langston, the eldest son of a white mother and prominent black father, to embark on a quest to discover his family's past-and his own sense... More Info