This site will look much better and function properly in a browser that supports web standards.

bookbuffet: the one-stop web resource for book groups
Cover Image of Flash House by Aimee Liu published by Warner Books
Cover Image of A Romance on Three Legs: Glenn Gould's Obsessive Quest for the Perfect Piano by Katie Hafner published by Bloomsbury USA
Cover Image of Edith Wharton (Vintage) by Hermione Lee published by Vintage
 
bookbuffet features
 

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.

    article:

    October 30, 2012

     

     

    Social Bookmarks
    analytics
    home |  about |  buy books |  contact |  help |  legal |  media & press releases |  privacy |  reviewers & authors |  sitemap | 
    tell a friend
     
    © 2018 BookBuffet LLC
     
    using bookbuffet
    about book groups
    online discussions
    links & resources
    find a book store
    book archives & research