Tag Archives: Mona Awad

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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Mona Awad: B/W The Pages (Giller Prize) Event

Koerner Hall was a beautiful location for the Scotiabank Giller Prize Between the Pages event in Toronto today.  The theatre was packed to capacity and I was privileged to share front row seats with my May Liao, who I have … Continue reading

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90. 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl (Mona Awad)

As part of the lead up to the 2016 Giller Prize announcement, my goal is to read the short-list of 6 books before the winner is announced November 7, 2016.  This prize, originally began in 1994 and was started by Jack Rabinovitch to honour … Continue reading

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