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His novel was praised for its "complex literary wonders."
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So many great books to read!
Clarke frequently wrote about the immigrant experience and being black in Canada.
"We look for the book that really .. moved us the most, that excited us, filled us with envy as writers."
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What a wealth of talent in this country.
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Sean Michaels of Montreal won the $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize for his debut novel "Us Conductors" on Monday, thanking those in writing and publishing who took a chance on him "when they had no re...
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Canada's literature scene is alive and well, if the Scotiabank Giller Prize is anything to go by. The longlist for the esteemed book award was announced on Tuesday in Montreal, along with a surprise u...
Canada's brightest literary lights turn their focus to Toronto today for the 20th annual Giller Prize, the $50,000 award considered one of the country's most prestigious writing honours. Past finalis...
Noted Canadian authors Lisa Moore and Lynn Coady have been shortlisted for the $50,000 Giller Prize. Organizers unveiled this year's five finalists at an event in Toronto Tuesday morning. The Gi...
The race for the $50,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize will feature books by previous nominee Annabel Lyon and three-time Leacock Medal winner Will Ferguson. A jury has selected 13 titles to vie for the pr...
Esi Edugyan of Victoria has won the 2011 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her novel, Half-Blood Blues. The winner of the $50,000 award for the best English-language novel was named Tuesday evening at a ga...
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Here's a look at the 2011 Giller Shortlist: a charismatic collection of authors; young and old, hungry as well as established, and all producers of vibrant fiction.
TORONTO - Michael Ondaatje and Guy Vanderhaeghe are among the contenders for this year's $50,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize. Organizers announced a long list of 16 books Tuesday morning. Ondaatje made th...