Award Winners

Award Winners

Hear something extra special — these are the books awards were made for.

Giller Prize

The leading literary prize in the country, highlighting the best in Canadian fiction.
How to Pronounce Knife
Reproduction
Washington Black
Bellevue Square
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Canada Reads

An annual battle of the books organized and broadcast by the CBC.
We Have Always Been Here
By Chance Alone
Forgiveness
Ru
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Governor General's Literary Awards

Among the most well-established Canadian literary awards, presided over by the Canada Council for the Arts.
To the River
The Red Word
Mamaskatch
They Say Blue
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Audie Awards

The Audie Awards have honoured the best in spoken-word entertainment since its inception in 1996.
The Only Plane in the Sky
Hey, Kiddo
Becoming
Nothing to See Here
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Women's Prize for Fiction

One of the U.K.'s most prestigious literary awards, honouring female authors for the best full-length novel.
An American Marriage (Oprah’s Book Club)
Home Fire
The Power
The Glorious Heresies
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Hugo Awards

Honours excellence in the fields of sci-fi and fantasy. Awards are run by and voted upon by fans.
A Memory Called Empire
This Is How You Lose the Time War
Emergency Skin
Good Omens
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Nebula Awards

Since 1965, the Nebula Awards have been given each year by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc.
A Song for a New Day
This Is How You Lose the Time War
Carpe Glitter
Riverland
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Arthur C. Clarke Award

A British literary prize honouring the best science fiction novel published in the U.K. in the preceding year.
Rosewater
Dreams Before the Start of Time
The Underground Railroad (Oprah's Book Club)
Children of Time
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Man Booker Prize for Fiction

Awarded each year for the best original novel written in the English language and published in the U.K.
Shuggie Bain
Girl, Woman, Other
The Testaments
Milkman
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Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

This award recognizes fiction authored by Americans and written about American life.
The Nickel Boys (Winner 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction)
The Overstory
Less
All the Light We Cannot See
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National Book Awards

Celebrate the best of American literature in the effort to enhance the cultural value of good writing in America.
1919: The Year That Changed America
The Yellow House
Trust Exercise
The Friend
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Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize

A Canadian literary award presented by Rogers Communications and the Writers' Trust of Canada.
Days by Moonlight
Dear Evelyn
Brother
Mysterious Fragrance of the Yellow Mountains
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Grammys: Spoken Word Album

Awarded since 1959, this prize honours the best in poetry, audiobooks, and storytelling.
Becoming
Faith
The Princess Diarist
In Such Good Company
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Book to Film: Oscar Winners

Hear the books that inspired Academy Award-winning movies, in categories including Best Picture and more.
Toy Story 4
Hair Love
Caging Skies
The Two Popes
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Book to Film: Golden Globe Winners

Hear the books that inspired Golden Globe-winning movies and television.
Codename Villanelle
The Wife
If Beale Street Could Talk
Sharp Objects
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