There is a wealth of literature out there for expats wanting to learn more about Toronto.
In the Skin of the Lion
Author: Michael Ondaatje
A beloved Canadian novel about the plight of immigrants living and working in Toronto in the 1920's.
Author: Margaret Atwood
Painter Elaine Risely looks back on her life in this classic novel by one of Canada's preeminent writers.
Toronto Streetnames: An Illustrated Guide to Their Origins
Author: Leonard Wise
A comprehensive outline of how Toronto's streets got their names
Unbuilt Toronto: A History of the City That Might Have Been