Tag Archives: Catherine Leroux

Scotiabank Giller Prize Wrap Up

Congratulations to Madeleine Thien who has won the Scotiabank Giller Prize.  This premier award for Canadian literature was initiated in 1994 by Jack Rabinovitch to honour his late wife, Doris Giller.  In 2005 the award became the  Scotiabank  Giller Prize, the richest Canadian literary … Continue reading

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Catherine Leroux – B/W The Pages (Giller) Event

The only translated book on the short-list was The Party Wall, written by Catherine Leroux and translated by Laser Lederhendler.  It is a book that has kept me puzzling over the relationships and time frames of the plot lines and … Continue reading

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95. The Party Wall (Catherine Leroux)

As the Scotiabank Giller prize announcement looms, I am still reading through the 6 short-listed books.  The Party Wall is my 4th of the 6 books that I am trying to finish before the Monday  November 7th announcement of the winner.  It … Continue reading

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