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2012 Literary Awards Shortlists GG, Giller, Booker

'Tis the season of the big literary awards - the shortlists are out - now we read & wait to hear who wins Governor General’s Literary Awards - English-language finalists


Siege 13 - Tamas Dobozy, Dr. Brinkley’s Tower
 - Robert Hough The Headmaster’s Wager
 - Vincent Lam The Juliet Stories
 - Carrie Snyder The Purchase - Linda Spalding

Non-fiction A Thousand Farewells: 
A Reporter’s Journey from Refugee Camp to the Arab Spring -
 Nahlah Ayed The Pursuit of Perfection: 
A Life of Celia Franca - Carol Bishop-Gwyn Into the Silence: 
The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest
 - Wade Davis Leonardo and the Last Supper - Ross King What We Talk About When We Talk About War -
 Noah Richler


419 by Will Ferguson Inside by Alix Ohlin The Imposter Bride by Nancy Richler Ru by Kim Thuy Whirl Away by Russell Wangersky

2012 Man Booker Shortlist

The Garden Of Evening Mists – Tan Twan Eng Swimming Home - Deborah Levy Bring Up The Bodies - Hilary Mantel The Lighthouse - Alison Moore Umbrella - Will Self Narcopolis - Jeet Thayil

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