Governor General's Award for Fiction

 

2017 selection

Le Poids de la neige

Governor General's Award for Fiction 2017

by Christian Guay-Poliquin Editions de l'Observatoire (January 17, 2018)

À la suite d'un accident, un homme se retrouve piégé dans un village enseveli sous la neige et coupé du monde par une panne d'électricité. Il est confié à Matthias, un vieillard qui accepte de le soigner...


2011 selection

The Sisters Brothers

Governor General's Award for Fiction 2011

by Patrick Dewitt Ecco (April 26, 2011)

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING JAKE GYLLENHAAL, JOHN C. REILLY AND JOAQUIN PHOENIX

A BOOKER PRIZE FINALIST

AND A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: Publishers Weekly • Amazon • Hudson Booksellers • Washington...


2001 selection

Clara Callan

Trillium Book Award 2002, Giller Prize 2001, Governor General's Award for Fiction 2001

by Richard B. Wright HarperCollins (March 17, 2009)

In a small town in Canada, Clara Callan reluctantly takes leave of her sister, Nora, who is bound for New York. It's a time when the growing threat of fascism in Europe is a constant worry, and people escape...