Monday, March 4

Governor General’s Literary Award

2017 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction

2017 Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction Winner and Nominees

2017 Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction WinnerWe'll All Be Burnt in Our Beds Some NightJoel Thomas HynesA blackly comic and heart-rending odyssey by the inimitable author of Down to the Dirt Scrappy tough guy and three-time loser Johnny Keough is going a little stir-crazy awaiting trial for an alleged assault charge involving his girlfriend, Madonna, and a t...Amazon2017 Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction ShortlistAll the Beloved GhostsAlison MacLeodAmazonLost in SeptemberKathleen WinterAmazonThe Water BeetlesMichael KaanAmazonUncertain Weights and MeasuresJocelyn ParrAmazon
2017 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Non-fiction

2017 Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction Winner and Nominees

2017 Governor General's Literary Award - Non-fiction WinnerThe Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic StateGraeme WoodThe definitive book on the distinctive history and psychology of ISIS, based on Woods unprecedented access to the Islamic States own recruiters and supporters, and his extensive time reporting throughout the region. Based on interviews with Islamic State...Amazon2017 Governor General's Literary Award - Non-fiction ShortlistAll We Leave Behind: A Reporter's Journey into the Lives of OthersCarol OffAmazonThe Handover: How Bigwigs and Bureaucrats Transferred Canada's Best Publisher and the Best Part of our Literary Heritage to a Foreign MultinationalElaine DewarAmazonWhere I Live Now: A Journey through Love and Loss to Healing and HopeSharon ButalaAmazonWhere It Hur...
2017 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Poetry

2017 Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry Winner and Nominees

2017 Governor General's Literary Award - Poetry WinnerOn Not Losing My Father's Ashes in the FloodRichard HarrisonIn his final years, Richard Harrisons father suffered from a form of dementia, but he died without ever forgetting the poems he had memorized as a student and had taught to Richard as a child. In 2013, the poet feared his fathers ashes had been lost in t...Amazon2017 Governor General's Literary Award - Poetry ShortlistAll the Names BetweenJulia McCarthyAmazonSelahNora GouldAmazonSlow WarBenjamin HertwigAmazonWhat the Soul Doesn't WantLorna CrozierAmazon
2017 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Translation

2017 Governor General’s Literary Award – Translation (French to English) Winner and Nominees

2017 Governor General's Literary Award - Translation (French to English) WinnerReadopolisOana Avasilichioaei...Amazon2017 Governor General's Literary Award - Translation (French to English) ShortlistBrothersKatia GrubisicAmazonIn Search of New BabylonW. Donald WilsonAmazonSocial Myths and Collective ImaginariesHoward ScottAmazonThe Longest YearPablo StraussAmazon
2017 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

2017 Governor General’s Literary Award – Young People’s Literature — Illustrated Books Winner and Nominees

2017 Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Illustrated Books WinnerWhen We Were AloneDavid Alexander Robertson and Julie FlettWhen a young girl helps tend to her grandmothers garden, she begins to notice things that make her curious. Why does her grandmother have long, braided hair and beautifully coloured clothing? Why does she speak another language and spend so much time with...Amazon2017 Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Illustrated Books ShortlistShort Stories for Little MonstersMarie-Louise GayAmazonThe Tragic Tale of the Great AukJan ThornhillAmazonTown Is by the SeaJoanne Schwartz and Sydney SmithAmazonWhen the Moon ComesPaul Harbridge and Matt JamesAmazon
All Book Awards, Book Awards, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Text

2017 Governor General’s Literary Award – Young People’s Literature — Text Winner and Nominees

2017 Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Text WinnerThe Marrow ThievesCherie Dimaline...Amazon2017 Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Text ShortlistEverything Beautiful is Not RuinedDanielle Younge-UllmanAmazonHit the Ground RunningAlison HughesAmazonThe Way Back HomeAllan StrattonAmazonThose Who Run in the SkyAviaq JohnstonAmazon
2016 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Drama

2016 Governor General’s Literary Award – Drama Winner and Nominees

2016 Governor General's Literary Award - Drama WinnerPig GirlColleen MurphyDying Girl is in trouble; shes being held captive in a secluded barn by a serial killer. As she fights for her life, her sister tries to file a missing-persons report and draw police attention to the disappearance. With no evidence and little inclination...Amazon2016 Governor General's Literary Award - Drama ShortlistA Man A FishDonna-Michelle St. BernardAmazonConcord FloralJordan TannahillAmazonKill Me NowBrad FraserAmazonRefugeMary VingoeAmazon
2016 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction

2016 Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction Winner and Nominees

2016 Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction WinnerDo Not Say We Have NothingMadeleine ThienWinner of the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Governor Generals Literary Award for Fiction, shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and longlisted for the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, this extraordinary novel tells the story of...Amazon2016 Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction ShortlistThe BreakKatherena VermetteAmazonThe ParcelAnosh IraniAmazonWillem de Kooning's PaintbrushKerry Lee PowellAmazonYiddish for PiratesGary BarwinAmazon
2016 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Non-fiction

2016 Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction Winner and Nominees

2016 Governor General's Literary Award - Non-fiction WinnerA World We Have Lost: Saskatchewan Before 1905Bill WaiserA World We Have Lost examines the early history of Saskatchewan through an Aboriginal and environmental lens. Indian and mixed--descent peoples played leading roles in the story-as did the land and climate. Despite the growing British and Canadian presence...Amazon2016 Governor General's Literary Award - Non-fiction ShortlistBrown: What Being Brown in the World Today Means (To Everyone)Kamal Al-SolayleeAmazonFirewater: How Alcohol is Killing My People (and Yours)Harold R. JohnsonAmazonIn-Between Days: A Memoir About Living with CancerTeva HarrisonAmazonMarconi: The Man Who Networked the WorldMarc RaboyAmazon
2016 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Poetry

2016 Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry Winner and Nominees

2016 Governor General's Literary Award - Poetry WinnerThe Waking Comes LateSteven HeightonThese are poems that trouble over the idea of failure even as they continually recommit to the present moment. This is fierce music performed in a minor key....Amazon2016 Governor General's Literary Award - Poetry ShortlistMarry & BurnRachel RoseAmazonPrairie HarbourGarry Thomas MorseAmazonRegeneration MachineJoe DenhamAmazonThroaty WipesSusan HolbrookAmazon