Shirley Faessler

Shirley Faessler was an acclaimed Toronto writer who wrote a series of short stories about a group of Jewish immigrants in Toronto’s Kensington Market in the 1920s and 1930s, newly republished as A Basket of Apples.

The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From the Tree

A newly reissued short story from the under-appreciated late writer revives Jewish Toronto of the 1930s

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