2009 Giller Prize Longlist

The 2009 Scotiabank Giller Prize jury today announced its longlist of books in the running for this year’s prize. The jury selected 12 titles out of 96 books, submitted by 39 publishers from every region of Canada.

Celebrated American novelist and short story writer Russell Banks, acclaimed UK author and journalist Victoria Glendinning, and distinguished Canadian writer and professor, Alistair MacLeod made up the 2009 jury. Two thousand and nine marks the sixteenth year of the prize.

From a highly competitive field, the Scotiabank Giller jury has selected the following titles for this year’s longlist:

  1. Margaret Atwood for her novel The Year Of The Flood
  2. Martha Bailie for her novel The Incident Report
  3. Kim Echlin for her novel The Disappeare
  4. Claire Holden Rothman for her novel The Heart Specialist
  5. Paulette Jiles for her novel The Colour Of Lighting
  6. Jeanette Lynes for her novel The Factory Voice
  7. Annabel Lyon for her novel The Golden Mean
  8. Linden MacIntyre for his novel The Bishop’s Man
  9. Colin McAdam for his novel Fall
  10. Anne Michaels for her novel The Winter Vault
  11. Shani Mootoo for her novel Valmiki’s Daughter
  12. Kate Pullinger for her novel The Mistress Of Nothing

Read more at Scotiabank Giller Prize | Longlist.

Find titles by Russell Banks, Margaret Atwood, and Anne Michaels at GrendelBooks.com.

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