You all know that I hail from Canada, right?  There are some absolutely fantastic books being published up north!  The Giller Prize Longlist was announced today. Here are the books up for the $50,000 CND prize (the shortlist will be announced October 6th):

Margaret Atwood for “The Year Of The Flood.”
Martha Bailie for “The Incident Report”
Kim Echlin for “The Disappeared”
Claire Holden Rothman for “The Heart Specialist”
Paulette Jiles for “The Colour Of Lighting”

Jeanette Lynes for “The Factory Voice”
Annabel Lyon for “The Golden Mean”
Linden MacIntyre for “The Bishop’s Man”
Colin McAdam for “Fall”
Anne Michaels “The Winter Vault”
Shani Mootoo “Valmiki’s Daughter”
Kate Pullinge for “The Mistress Of Nothing”

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