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Doris Lessing wins 2007 Nobel Prize for Literature

Thursday, Oct 11, 2007 at 9:21am

English author Doris Lessing won the 2007 Nobel Prize in literature announced today in Stockholm.

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2007 Scotiabank Giller Prize Shortlist Announced

Tuesday, Oct 09, 2007 at 4:34pm

The shortlist for this year's Scotiabank Giller Prize has just been announced. The jury selected 5 titles out of the fifteen-book longlist.

Michael Ondaatje, M.G. Vassanji and Alissa York are among the authors up for this prestigious award.

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New Reader's Choice Award at Saskatchewan Book Awards

Friday, Sep 14, 2007 at 12:50pm

Saskatchewan readers will have the chance to vote for their favourite new Saskatchewan book for the inaugural Reader's Choice Award. Sponsored by the Regina Public Library, the book to receive the most votes during the month of September will be awarded the new Readers’ Choice Award. The author of the winning title will receive the award's $2,000 cash prize at the Saskatchewan Book Awards Gala in November.

Categories: Awards, buzz, Saskatoon

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2007 Scotiabank Giller Prize Longlist Announced

Monday, Sep 17, 2007 at 2:32pm

The longlist for this year's Scotiabank Giller Prize has been announced. The jury selected 15 titles out of a record 108 books submitted by 46 publishers from every region of Canada.

Michael Ondaatje, M.G. Vassanji and Richard B. Wright are among the authors up for this prestigious award.

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Patrick Rothfuss Wins Quill Award

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2007 at 11:30am

Patrick Rothfuss has won the 2007 Quill Award in the science fiction/fantasy category for his debut novel The Name of the Wind.

Categories: Awards, SciFi & Fantasy

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