Book awards: Governor General's Literary Award Finalist

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Cocksure by Mordecai Richler1968
Intertidal Life by Audrey ThomasFiction, 1984
The Whole Night Coming Home by Roo BorsonPoetry, 1984
Out of the Dark by Welwyn Wilton KatzChildren's Literature, 1995
Small Change by Elizabeth HayFiction, 1997
The Two-headed Calf by Sandra BirdsellFiction, 1997
The Colony of Unrequited Dreams: A Novel by Wayne JohnstonFiction 1998
Mrs King by Charlotte GrayNon-Fiction, 1998
Sandra Shamas: A Trilogy of Performances by Sandra ShamasDrama, 1998
The White Bone: A Novel by Barbara GowdyFiction, 1998
Monkey Beach by Eden RobinsonFiction, 2000
The Stone Carvers by Jane UrquhartFiction, 2001
Unless by Carol ShieldsFiction, 2002
Garbo Laughs by Elizabeth HayFiction, 2003
Oryx and Crake by Margaret AtwoodFiction, 2003
The Several Lives of Orphan Jack by Sarah EllisChildren's Literature-Text, 2003
Runaway by Alice MunroFiction, 2004
The Fearsome Particles by Trevor ColeFiction, 2006
The Door by Margaret AtwoodPoetry 2007
Helpless: A Novel by Barbara GowdyFiction, 2007
Muybridge's Horse by Rob WingerPoetry, 2007
Soucouyant by David Chariandy2007
Yesno by Dennis LeePoetry, 2007
Cockroach by Rawi HageFiction 2008
The Great Karoo by Fred StensonFiction, 2008
Annabel by Kathleen WinterFiction, 2010
Along a Long Road by Frank VivaChildren's Literature - Illustration, 2011
Apocalypse for Beginners by Nicolas DicknerTranslation, 2011
Blink & Caution by Tim Wynne-JonesChildren's Literature - Text, 2011
Cosmographia: A Post-Lucretian Faux Micro-Epic by Michael BoughnPoetry, 2011
The Damned by Nathan M. GreenfieldNon-Fiction, 2011
Dirty Feet by Edem AwumeyTranslation, 2011
Discovery Passages by Garry Thomas MorsePoetry, 2011
Empire of the Beetle: How Human Folly and a Tiny Bug Are Killing North America's Great Forests (David Suzuki Foundation Series) by Andrew NikiforukNon-Fiction, 2011
Exit by Nelly ArcanTranslation, 2011
Fieldnotes, A Forensic by Kate EichhornPoetry, 2011
Fishing with Gubby by Gary KentChildren's Literature - Illustration, 2011
The Free World: A Novel by David BezmozgisFiction, 2011
Gas Girls by Donna-Michelle St. BernardDrama, 2011
Half Blood Blues by Esi EdugyanFiction, 2011
A Hare in the Elephant's Trunk by Jan CoatesChildren's Literature - Text, 2011
House of Many Tongues by Jonathan GarfinkelDrama, 2011
Lenin's Embalmers by Vern ThiessenDrama, 2011
The Little Shadows by Marina EndicottFiction, 2011
The Measure of a Man: The Story of a Father, a Son, and a Suit by J.J. LeeNon-Fiction, 2011
Meridian Line by Paul BelangerTranslation, 2011
Migrant by Maxine TrottierChildren's Literature - Illustration, 2011
Minor Complications: Two Plays by Brendan GallDrama, 2011
Nation Maker: Sir John A. Macdonald: His Life, Our Times by Richard J. GwynNon-Fiction, 2011
No Ordinary Day by Deborah EllisChildren's Literature - Text, 2011
Origami Dove by Susan MusgravePoetry, 2011
The Red Wagon by Renata LiwskaChildren's Literature - Illustration, 2011
This Dark Endeavor: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein by Kenneth OppelChildren's Literature - Text, 2011
Touch by Alexi ZentnerFiction, 2011

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Each year, the Canada Council for the Arts and the Governor General of Canada collaborate to honour the finest in Canadian literature.

The categories are: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama, children’s literature (text and illustration) and translation

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