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Jagmeet Singh Shared His Reading List & These Are His Current Favourite Books

He's got three Rupi Kaur books on his list.

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On NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh's Instagram, you can find his current reading list and see what his favourites are at the moment.

Here are the 12 books that Singh included on his list.

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From the Ashes

This is a memoir by Jesse Thistle that tells his story of being Métis, being in the foster care system, overcoming trauma and addiction, being homeless and uncovering the truth about his parents.

Do Better

Do Better by Rachel Ricketts is about spiritual activism and how that can be used by everyone to fight white supremacy and heal from it personally and collectively.

Home Body

Rupi Kaur's third collection of poetry is full of honest conversations you'd have with yourself that she's written down for us all to see and it was illustrated by her as well.


As the title might lead you to believe, this book by James Nestor is about breathing and how it has an effect on us.

Milk and Honey

Another book by Rupi Kaur that made the list, Milk and Honey is about life's most bitter moments and how you can find sweetness in those times.

The First Mess Cookbook

It makes sense that Singh has this cookbook by Laura Wright on his list because he's a pretty good chef. The book has 125 plant-based recipes for every meal of the day and every season of the year.


Monstress is a fantasy comic series written by Marjorie Liu and drawn by Sana Takeda that's about a young girl who has a psychic connection to a monster.

Leaders Eat Last

Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek explores the idea that the best workplaces are the ones where leaders foster trust by creating a safe environment. In it, Sinek tells stories about the military, big businesses and even governments.

A Good War

This book by Seth Klein explains how the climate emergency can be tackled by using the mobilization efforts in Canada during World War II.

The Culture Code

Daniel Coyle's book reveals what makes successful organizations tick and identifies strategies that can start the process of learning, collaboration, building trust and positive change.

Prince of Nothing

This is a series of fantasy books written by R. Scott Bakker that goes through a holy war.

The Sun and Her Flowers

Singh ended his reading list with another book of poetry by Rupi Kaur. The Sun and Her Flowers goes through the journey of growth, healing and love.

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