It's Giller Time!

Posted by Wanda Lynne Young on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 Under: Book News





Congrats go out to André Alexis on his Giller Prize win!

The 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize celebrates Canada's best fiction with $100K up for grabs! The great Giller gala goes down in Toronto on November 10th with a CBC broadcast at 9:00 pm ET and hosted by the ingenious Rick Mercer! Can you tell I'm just a wee bit excited to watch and see who wins? I must say the 5 finalists are a smart looking bunch with 2 savvy short story collections and 3 intriguing novels that should be added to any #CanLit fan's reading list ASAP. I have a soft spot for short stories so ARVIDA and DAYDREAMS OF ANGELS already made it to my Kobo. I've included a few handy dandy links below because sharing is caring and I want to spread the book love with my bookish friends. Check out the 5 finalists and the Giller videos for more info and follow the Twitter #GillerPrize social stream to see what fans are saying!

ARVIDA by Samuel Archibald, translated by Donald Winkler
FIFTEEN DOGS by André Alexis
MARTIN JOHN by Anakana Schofield
OUTLINE by Rachel Cusk


Watch the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize CBC Broadcast to find out who will win the coveted $100K Giller Prize.

Check out the Giller finalists talking adaptations. How would each author like to see their story come to life?

Watch the Between The Pages Livestream with the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize finalists! Skip to 11:26 to start the event.

Have you read or plan to read any of the 2015 Giller Prize shortlisted books? Do you have a favourite to win? Share your thoughts in the comments. Good luck to all the finalists!

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