On this year’s longlist, the Scotiabank Giller Prize jury has chosen five books published by independent publishing houses of Canada.
‘The way trends establish themselves within literary prizes is mysteriously opaque,” writes Brian Bethune. He looks for trends in Canadian prize programs for the country’s robust literary scene.
While there are ‘always fewer books on the shortlist than you would like,’ the ScotiaBank Giller six-book list started with 161 entries.
Twelve wide-ranging titles that explore global themes have been chosen for Canada’s Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist, which highlight Canadian fiction.
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