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Giller Prizes Awarded Tonight Oct 30th

abstract:The people setting up in Toronto for the Giller Prize awards tonight will be treated to a stiff competition between the 5 nominees who hope to take home $50,000 in prize money and a significant boost to their book sales and literary fame. The fnalists are:

  • Humorurist Will Ferguson is nominated for his dark thriller 419.
  • The 2012 Governor General award winner, Kim Thuy is nominated for her autobiographical novel, Ru (translated from French by Sheila Fischman). U.S.-based Montrealer Alix Ohlin is nominated for Inside, a modern story about four interconnected characters.
  • Montreal's Nancy Richler for her mid-century set novel The Imposter Bride.
  • Halifax-raised, St. John's-based journalist and author Russell Wangersky is nominated for his short story collection Whirl Away.
  • Watch the author interviews on CBC.

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    October 30, 2012

     

     

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