The shortlist for the 2011 Scotiabank Giller Prize (excellence in Canadian fiction) was just announced a few minutes ago:
- David Bezmozgis - "The Free World"
- Lynn Coady - "The Antagonists"
- Patrick deWitt - "The Sisters Brothers"
- Esi Edugyan - "Half-Blood Blues"
- Zsuzsi Gartner - "Better Living Through Plastic Explosives"
- Michael Ondaatje - "The Cat's Table"
The prize will be awarded on November 8th.