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Scotiabank Giller Prize 2021

This award recognizes excellence in Canadian fiction – long format or short stories — and is Canada's largest purse for a literary award. Thanks to a partnership with the Scotiabank Giller Prize, shortlisted titles are available in accessible formats from NNELS on the date they're announced nationally. Learn more about the program from the Scotiabank Giller Prize website.

  • Auteur:
    Bowers, Cedar
    Sommaire:

    What if you could see yourself as others see you? Astra is a beguiling debut novel that reveals the different faces of one woman, as seen through the eyes of ten people over a lifetime. Born and raised on a remote British Columbia...

  • Em
    Auteur:
    Thúy, Kim.
    Sommaire:

    "Em, c'est le fifil qui relie les ouvriers des plantations de caoutchouc et les femmes des salons de manucure aux orphelins de l'opération Babylift, qui a évacué des enfants de Saigon en 1975. Em, c'est celle qui aime."

  • Auteur:
    Miriam, Toews
    Sommaire:

    The beloved author of bestsellers" Women Talking ," A Complicated Kindness , and" All My Puny Sorrows "returns with a funny, smart, headlong rush of a novel full of wit, flawless writing, and a tribute to perseverance and love in an...

  • Auteur:
    Feng, Linda Rui.
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    A lyrical novel set against the backdrop of China's Cultural Revolution that follows a father's quest to reunite his family before his precocious daughter's momentous birthday, which Garth Greenwell calls "one of the most beautiful...

  • Auteur:
    Tannahill, Jordan
    Sommaire:

    A propulsive literary page-turner about a family torn apart by a mother's obsession with a sound that no one else can hear One night, while lying in bed next to her husband, Claire Devon suddenly hears a low hum. This innocuous sound,...

  • Auteur:
    Rose, Rachel
    Sommaire:

    To the outside world, Roxanne seems terribly lonely: her husband Earl has passed away, and her daughter Linda was murdered. What people don't understand is that Earl and Linda are still keeping Roxanne company, reincarnated in the forms...

  • Auteur:
    Onyemelukwe-Onuobia, Cheluchi
    Sommaire:

    WINNER of the Best International Fiction Book Award, Sharjah International Book Fair 2019 The lives of two Nigerian women divided by class and social inequality intersect when they're kidnapped, held captive, and forced to await their...

  • Auteur:
    Vermette, Katherena
    Sommaire:

    From the bestselling author of The Break comes a staggering intergenerational saga that explores how connected we are, even when we're no longer together—even when we"re forced apart. Cedar has nearly forgotten what her family looks...

  • Auteur:
    Wall, Aimee
    Sommaire:

    A remarkable debut about intergenerational female relationships and resistance found in the unlikeliest of places, We, Jane explores the precarity of rural existence and the essential nature of abortion.?? Searching for meaning in her...

  • Auteur:
    El Akkad, Omar
    Sommaire:

    From the widely acclaimed, best-selling author of American War : a new novel—beautifully written, unrelentingly dramatic, and profoundly moving—that looks at the global refugee crisis through the eyes of a child. "It is one thing to put...

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