Books by Shani Mootoo

MOVING FORWARD SIDEWAYS LIKE A CRAB by Shani Mootoo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2017

"A slow-moving but thoughtful exploration of place and identity."
A man explores the life story of his absentee transgender parent. Read full book review >
HE DROWN SHE IN THE SEA by Shani Mootoo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2005

"After the author's fine debut, Cereus Blooms at Night (1998), this is a disappointment."
Love crosses social boundaries and survives years of separation, in Canadian author Mootoo's lush, sensuous second novel. Read full book review >
CEREUS BLOOMS AT NIGHT by Shani Mootoo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

An intricate plot and vigorously inventive prose are the distinguishing features of this highly praised first novel by Mootoo (stories: Out on Main Street, not reviewed), a Canadian writer and visual artist born in Ireland and raised in Trinidad. Read full book review >