Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Giller Shortlist 2010

In the interest of tantalizing book lovers across the country, the Scotiabank Giller Prize is edging ever closer to announcing this year's winner. The longlist was announced two weeks ago and the shortlist was announced today:
The Matter with Morris by David Bergen (Phyllis Bruce Books/Harper Collins)
Light Lifting by Alexander McLeod (Biblioasis)
This Cake is for the Party by Sarah Selecky (Thomas Allen Publishers)
The Sentimentalists by Johanna Skibsrud (Gaspereau Press)
Annabel by Kathleen Winter (House of Anansi Press)
Both short story collections are still in the running, as is the much talked about Annabel. In a month, we find out who wins. In the meantime, someone needs to start a fall book awards pool.

Image used a compilation of the covers of nominated books.

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