Justin Hosker

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EXCERPT: Nobel Prize Winner Leymah Gbowee's Mighty Be Our Powers

(1) Comments | Posted November 20, 2011 | 8:00 AM

The 2011 Nobel Peace Prize for Non-Fiction has been awarded to three extraordinary women: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, current president of Liberia and author of This Child Will Be Great, Leymah Gbowee, author of Mighty Be Our Powers, and Yemen's Tawakkul Karman for their work in advancing...

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Q&A With Patrick deWitt, GG Fiction Prize Winner

(0) Comments | Posted November 15, 2011 | 1:48 PM

Recently something happened to me with a novel that hasn't happened in a long time--I started it on Friday night and finished it on Sunday morning (and I've got a baby in the house). I can't remember the last time that happened. That book was Patrick deWitt's The...

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Giller Prize Nominees for Fiction 2011

(0) Comments | Posted October 16, 2011 | 8:59 AM

With the announcement of the Booker Shortlist, it begun -- a great time in the books world; award season is upon us. Although Canadian representation on the Booker list was exceptional (two of five), we now move on to our own country's awards.

The Scotiabank Giller Prize has now whittled...

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