Tuesday, October 21, 2008

2008 GGs

The Governor-General's Literacy Awards Shortlist is out.
They include:

For Fiction
- Rivka Galchen, Atmospheric Disturbances
- Rawi Hage, Cockroach
- Nino Ricci, The Origin of Species
- David Adams Richards, The Lost Highway
- Fred Stenson, The Great Karoo

For Children's Literature
- Alma Fullerton, Libertad
- John Ibbitson, The Landing
- Dianne Linden, Shimmerdogs
- Shenaaz Nanji, Child of Dandelions
- Mariko Tamaki, Skim

For Non-Fiction
- Christie Blatchford, Fifteen Days: Stories of Bravery, Friendship, Life and Death from Inside the New Canadian Army
- Douglas Hunter, God’s Mercies. Rivalry, Betrayal and the Dream of Discovery
- Sid Marty, The Black Grizzly of Whiskey Creek
- James Orbinski, An Imperfect Offering: Humanitarian Action in the Twenty-first Century
- Chris Turner, The Geography of Hope: A Tour of the World We Need

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