Posts Tagged ‘Giller Prize’

Sweetness in the Belly – Camilla Gibb

 Finalist for the 2005 Giller Prize I hadn’t heard of this book, but during a discussion on Canadian literature Claire recommended it and kindly lent me her copy.  I’m so pleased that she brought it to my attention as it was a fantastic read. Sweetness in the Belly is set in Ethiopia, Morocco and England. The main […]

Red Dog, Red Dog – Patrick Lane

 Long listed for the 2008 Giller Prize Red Dog, Red Dog has intrigued me for a while. A few people were convinced it would make the 2009 Booker long list and so I almost picked it up last year. For some reason it never quite made it to the top of the TBR pile then, but almost a year […]

De Niro’s Game – Rawi Hage

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Giller Prize Longlist 2009

The longlist for the Giller Prize 2009 was announced yesterday. The Giller prize is awarded annually to the best Canadian fiction. The titles to make it through were: The Year of the Flood – Margaret Atwood The Incident Report – Martha Bailie The Disappeared – Kim Echlin The Heart Specialist  – Claire Holden Rothman The Color […]