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Finalists announced for 2013 Toronto Book Awards

The shortlist for the 2013 Toronto Book Awards has been announced.

One of the finalists is Kamal Al-Solaylee, whose book, ‘Intolerable: A Memoir of Extremes,’ tells the story of Al-Solaylee’s journey from the Middle East to Canada, and his “experiences being gay and leaving his Arab family and culture behind to pursue a life free from religious and social stigmas.”

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