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Scotiabank Giller Prize

The launch of the Giller Prize coincided with a growing recognition of Canadian authors and literature both at home and abroad. Acclaimed writers such as Alice Munro, Margaret Atwood, Michael Ondaatje and Mordecai Richler were winning honours and accolades around the world. The time seemed ripe to celebrate the success of these and other homegrown writers within these borders, with a bold statement of support and recognition.

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New Releases: October 2020

October 14th, 2020|

In the midst of our award season, it's important to us to continue highlighting our incredible Canadian talent. We hope that you add some of these titles to your TBR list on top of the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist. Here is a list of the books being released in October 2020!

Scotiabank Giller Prize Spotlight: Seth

October 4th, 2020|

Seth's graphic novel, Clyde Fans has been longlisted for the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize. Seth is the cartoonist behind the comic book series Palookaville, which started in the stone age as a pamphlet and is now a semi-annual hardcover. His comics have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Best American Comics, and McSweeneys Quarterly. His illustrations have appeared in numerous publications including the cover of the New Yorker, the Walrus, and Canadian Notes & Queries. He is also Lemony Snicket's partner for the new Young Readers series, All the Wrong Questions, and has illustrated and designed a new, deluxe edition of Stephen Leacock's Sunshine Sketches of a little Town.