Launch of The Lighkeeper's Daughters

Launch of The Lighkeeper's Daughters
by Jean Pendziwol

Elvis the Mountie Dog Steals the Show at the Book Signing

Elvis the Mountie Dog Steals the Show at the Book Signing
Elvis, Joan M. Baril, customer poet Rob Lem

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Here it is ! The Giller Long LIst

The 2012 Scotiabank Giller Prize jury announced its long list on Tuesday, September 4. The jury read an astonishing 142 works of fiction this year, submitted by 50 publishers from every region of the country. Two thousand and twelve marks the 19th year of the prize. This year the jury features the esteemed: novelist, dramatist, and screenwriter Roddy Doyle; New York Times Bestselling author and prize-winning novelist Gary Shteyngart; and prize-winning author and founder of Key Porter Books, Anna Porter.
Once again, the Scotiabank Giller Prize is pleased to partner with CBC Books to invite the public to choose the Readers' Choice winner.

You can vote for your fave at http://www.scotiabankgillerprize.ca/2012-longlist/

I have read only by 419 by Will Ferguson  a novel about the Nigerian phone scams.  I look forward to reading many on the list.

Celona, Marjorie | Y published by Hamish Hamilton Canada

Davis, Lauren | Our Daily Bread published by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd

Fagan, Cary | My Life Among the Apes published by Cormorant Books


491 by Will Ferguson published by Viking Canada

Hough, Robert | Dr. Brinkley's Tower published by House of Anansi Press

 Livingston, Billie | One Good Hustle published by Random House Canada

Lyon, Annabel | The Sweet Girl published by Random House Canada

Ohlin, Alix | Inside published by House of Anansi Press

Onstad, Katrina | Everybody Has Everything published by Emlem Editions

 Richardson, CS | The Emperor of Paris published by Doubleday Canada

 Richler, Nancy | The Imposter Bride published by HarperCollinsPublishers Ltd

Thúy, Kim | Ru published by Random House Canada

Wangersky, Russell | Whirl Away published by Thomas Allen Publishers


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