The Scotiabank Giller Prize is one of most prestigious Canadian literary awards.
The winner receives $40,000. The shortlist was announced today.
The 2011 Scotiabank Giller Prize finalists are:
for his novel The Free World.
for her novel The Antagonist.
for his novel The Sisters Brothers
for her novel Half-Blood Blues.
for her short story collection Better Living Through Plastic Explosives.
for his novel The Cat's Table.
"Breast Cancer Research: What Does the Future Hold?" An interactive panel discussion. Monday, October 3, 7:00 pm.
, Small Works Gallery Opening showing Works in Colour. Monday, October 3, 7:30 pm.
launching Natalia's Peace. Tuesday, October 4, 7:00 pm.
reading & signing Taken Tuesday, October 4, 7:30 pm.
launching Threads: A Literary Magazine. Tuesday, October 4, 8:00 pm.
speaking & signing on Cold Hard Truth: On Business, Money & Life Wednesday, October 5, 7:00 pm.
launching The Waitress of Life. Wednesday, October 5, 8:00 pm.
, Intimate concert & Interactive discussion. This event is ticketed, the only way to get tickets is to win the in a draw, enter in the music area. Thursday, October 6, 6:00 pm.
present an evening of readings with three acclaimed authors. Thursday, October 6, 2011 8:00 pm.
launching The Girl in the Wall. Thursday, October 6, 8:00 pm.
, Free live music in Prairie Ink Restaurant + Bakery, Friday October 7, 8:00 pm.
launching Wake Up to Your Habits. Saturday, October 8, 2:00 pm.
signing Stories for Children Saturday, October 8, 2:00 pm.
Spring Thaw, Free live music in Prairie Ink Restaurant + Bakery, Saturday, October 8, 8:00 pm.
We are very proud to have these Manitoba authors on our bestseller list this week. The complete Bestseller list is available under the Bestsellers heading on the right.Hardcover Fiction
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A distinctive Saskatchewan voice in Canada and around the world, Saskatoon's Man Descending. His success, international in scope, is particularly noteworthy because he achieved it while remaining in Saskatchewan and writing stories mainly set in Saskatchewan. The key to his success? He tells a good tale. He went on to win another Governor General's Award for his novel The Englishman's Boy (1996), and his most recent novel The Last Crossing (2002) was the 2004 Canada Reads winner.broke onto the Canadian literary scene in 1982, winning a Governor General's Literary Award for Fiction for his first book, a collection of short stories entitled
His new novel A Good Man concludes what could be thought of as a trilogy (after The Englishman's Boy and The Last Crossing) set in the late nineteenth-century Canadian and American West. Weaving a rich tapestry of history with the personal fortunes of his characters, A Good Man is the gripping tale of women and men trying to find their places among the shifting forces as a new social order overtakes one of the world's last great frontiers and marks the end of the Wild West.Categories: Reviews
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