Review: This Is The Canon is a useful reassessment of the literary canon, filled with good advice

By Mark Thomas
Updated April 11 2022 - 3:01am, first published April 8 2022 - 2:00pm
Many of the 50 books in this canon need no introduction. Picture: Shutterstock
  • This is the canon, by Joan Anim-Addo, Deidre Osborne and Kadjia Sesay George. Hachette, $32.99.

Some book titles are provocative in a teasing, intriguing way. Others can seem pretentious, didactic and moralistic in four words alone.



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