Tuesday, May 28

Governor General’s Literary Award

2001 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Poetry

2001 Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry Winner and Nominees

2001 Governor General's Literary Award - Poetry WinnerExecution PoemsGeorge Elliott ClarkeIn this startling work, Clarke reminds us of racism and poverty and of their brutal, tragic results, blurring the line between the perpetrator and the victim-a line wed prefer to be simple and clear....Amazon2001 Governor General's Literary Award - Poetry ShortlistMen in the Off HoursAnne CarsonAmazonSeven Pages MissingSteve McCafferyAmazonThe Hornbooks of Rita K.Robert KroetschAmazonTrouble SleepingPhil HallAmazon
2001 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Non-fiction

2001 Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction Winner and Nominees

2001 Governor General's Literary Award - Non-fiction WinnerThe Ingenuity GapThomas Homer-DixonIs our world becoming too complex and too fast-paced to manage? The challenges facing human societies - from international financial crises and global climate change to pandemics of tuberculosis and AIDS - converge, intertwine, and often remain largely bey...Amazon2001 Governor General's Literary Award - Non-fiction ShortlistGrain of Truth: The Ancient Lessons of CraftRoss A. LairdAmazonReading Pictures: A History of Love and HateAlberto ManguelAmazonThe Laughing One: A Journey to Emily CarrSusan CreanAmazonThe Taste of Metal: A Deserter’s StoryJack ToddAmazon
2001 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction

2001 Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction Winner and Nominees

2001 Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction WinnerClara CallanRichard B. WrightRichard B. Wrights celebrated novel is the powerful and moving story of two small-town sisters and their life-changing experiences on the eve of the Second World War. Clara Callan is a masterpiece of fiction that won the Giller Prize, the Governor General...Amazon2001 Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction ShortlistDragons CryTessa McWattAmazonLife of PiYann MartelAmazonSalamanderThomas WhartonAmazonThe Stone CarversJane UrquhartAmazon
2001 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Drama

2001 Governor General’s Literary Award – Drama Winner and Nominees

2001 Governor General's Literary Award - Drama WinnerThe Harps of GodKent StetsonThe Harps of Godposes the question, what does it take to survive? How does an individual find the will to survive in a hopeless and absurd scenario? Beliefs that the men relied on to survive in their isolated fishing villages are put to the test on the des...Amazon2001 Governor General's Literary Award - Drama ShortlistA Three Martini LunchClem MartiniAmazonAn Acre of Time: The PlayJason ShermanAmazonBuilding JerusalemMichael RedhillAmazonMonsieur d’EonMark BrownellAmazon
2000 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Text

2000 Governor General’s Literary Award – Young People’s Literature — Text Winner and Nominees

2000 Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Text WinnerLooking for XDeborah EllisIm going to explore everything, all over the world. Ill see things no one else has ever seen, or ever will see. Ill have a new adventure every half hour, and everybody elses life will be really boring compared to mine. Growing up with autistic twin bro...Amazon2000 Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Text ShortlistBeing with HenryMartha BrooksAmazonCharlie WilcoxSharon E. McKayAmazonKalifaxDuncan ThorntonAmazonThe Shaman's NephewSheldon ObermanAmazon
2000 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Illustrated Books

2000 Governor General’s Literary Award – Young People’s Literature — Illustrated Books Winner and Nominees

2000 Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Illustrated Books WinnerYuck, A Love StoryMarie-Louise GayAustin Grouper thinks he has it all--a dog named Fresco, a best friend named Sternberg, and a red bicycle--until yucky Amy moves in next door and invites Austin to her birthday party, and it seems then that the only suitable present for Amy is the moon its...Amazon2000 Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Illustrated Books ShortlistHannah's CollectionsMarthe JocelynAmazonPa's HarvestCybèle YoungAmazonThe Market WeddingRegolo RicciAmazonThe Snow QueenNelly and Ernst HoferAmazon
2000 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Translation (French to English)

2000 Governor General’s Literary Award – Translation (French to English) Winner and Nominees

2000 Governor General's Literary Award - Translation (French to English) WinnerJust FineRobert MajzelsJust Fine is a touching and often hilarious novel that traces the mishaps and misadventures of a conflicted agoraphobe: a woman psychologically restricted to a life indoors but spiritually inclined to wander the meadows, roads, and community beyond the hou...Amazon2000 Governor General's Literary Award - Translation (French to English) Shortlist15 SecondsBobby TheodoreAmazonDown Dangerous Passes RoadLinda GaboriauAmazonTerra FirmaSheila FischmanAmazon
2000 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Poetry

2000 Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry Winner and Nominees

2000 Governor General's Literary Award - Poetry WinnerAnother GravityDon McKayFrom one of Canadas most acclaimed poets and the winner of the Governor Generals Award for Poetry. This book, Don McKays ninth collection, practises "the dark art of reflection" – which, as one of the poems tells us, whether boldly or capriciously, coul...Amazon2000 Governor General's Literary Award - Poetry ShortlistHis LifeGeorge BoweringAmazonRest on the Flight into EgyptA.F. MoritzAmazonRuin and BeautyPatricia YoungAmazonWater StairJohn PassAmazon
2000 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Non-fiction

2000 Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction Winner and Nominees

2000 Governor General's Literary Award - Non-fiction WinnerNotes from the Hyena's BellyNega MezlekiaIn this acclaimed memoir, Mezlekia recalls his boyhood in the arid city of Jijiga, Ethiopia, and his journey to manhood during the 1970s and 1980s. He traces his personal evolution from child to soldier--forced at the age of eighteen to join a guerrilla ar...Amazon2000 Governor General's Literary Award - Non-fiction ShortlistA Story as Sharp as a KnifeRobert BringhurstAmazonRiver in a Dry LandTrevor HerriotAmazonThe Girl in the PictureDenise ChongAmazonThe Spinster and the ProphetA. B. McKillopAmazon
2000 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction

2000 Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction Winner and Nominees

2000 Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction WinnerAnil's GhostMichael OndaatjeA breathtaking novel about love and the horrors of civil war from the bestselling author of The English Patient. There is much to astonish, to disturb and to admire in this book... A rare triumph Guardian Anils Ghost transports us to Sri Lanka, a countr...Amazon2000 Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction ShortlistMercy Among the ChildrenDavid Adams RichardsAmazonMonkey BeachEden RobinsonAmazonThe Blind AssassinMargaret AtwoodAmazonThe QuestionAustin ClarkeAmazon