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The Scotiabank Giller Prize, founded in 1994, is the leading literary prize in the country, highlighting the best in Canadian fiction. A jury of five Canadian and international writers select a longlist of 10 books, then winnow it down to five and finally select a winner at a gala ceremony every November. Below, you'll find some of the winning titles available in audio, in addition to selections from longlists past.
    • Do Not Say We Have Nothing

    • Written by: Madeleine Thien
    • Narrated by: Angela Lin
    • Length: 20 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      8
    • Performance
      8
    • Story
      8

    Thien takes us inside an extended family in China, showing us the lives of two successive generations - those who lived through Mao's Cultural Revolution in the mid-20th century....

    • reader speaks very slowly

    • By 4_the_Burds on 2017-10-17
    • Fifteen Dogs

    • Written by: André Alexis
    • Narrated by: André Alexis
    • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      21
    • Performance
      21
    • Story
      21

    A bet between the gods Hermes and Apollo leads them to grant human consciousness and language to a group of dogs overnighting at a Toronto veterinary clinic....

    • Just so well written and captivating.

    • By Travelmug on 2017-12-09
    • Us Conductors

    • Written by: Sean Michaels
    • Narrated by: Steve Coulter
    • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0
    • Performance
      0
    • Story
      0

    Locked in a cabin aboard a ship bearing him back to Russia and away from the love of his life, Lev Sergeyvich Termen begins to type his story....

    • Hellgoing

    • Stories
    • Written by: Lynn Coady
    • Narrated by: Andi Arndt
    • Length: 5 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0
    • Performance
      0
    • Story
      0

    With astonishing range and depth, Scotiabank Giller Prize finalist Lynn Coady gives us nine unforgettable new stories, each one of them grabbing our attention from the first line....

    • 419

    • Written by: Will Ferguson
    • Narrated by: Pete Bradbury
    • Length: 13 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3
    • Performance
      3
    • Story
      3

    Will Ferguson takes listeners deep into the labyrinth of lies that is 419, winner of the 2012 Scotiabank Giller Prize....

    • The Sentimentalists

    • Written by: Johanna Skibsrud
    • Narrated by: Celeste Ciulla, Joey Collins, Greg Steinbruner
    • Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0
    • Performance
      0
    • Story
      0

    Johanna Skibsrud won the Scotiabank Giller Prize for this compelling debut novel. Napoleon Haskell lives in Casablanca, Ontario, on the shores of a man-made lake that covers the remains of the former town....

    • The Bishop’s Man

    • A Novel
    • Written by: Linden Macintyre
    • Narrated by: Graham Rowat
    • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0
    • Performance
      0
    • Story
      0

    Award-winning Canadian journalist Linden MacIntyre's The Bishop's Man claimed the Scotiabank Giller Prize....

    • Through Black Spruce

    • Written by: Joseph Boyden
    • Narrated by: James Jenner
    • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3
    • Performance
      3
    • Story
      3

    Cree bush pilot Will Bird lies comatose in a hospital, while his wayward niece Annie arrives to sit in silent vigil by his side....

    • Late Nights On Air

    • Written by: Elizabeth Hay
    • Narrated by: Paul Hecht
    • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0
    • Performance
      0
    • Story
      0

    It's 1975, and the town of Yellowknife in Canada's Northwest Territories is in the middle of a dispute over a pipeline through the area....

    • Runaway

    • Stories
    • Written by: Alice Munro
    • Narrated by: Kymberly Dakin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0
    • Performance
      0
    • Story
      0

    The stories in this collection are about women of all ages and circumstances. The runaway of the title story is a young woman who is incapable of leaving her husband....

    • The Polished Hoe

    • Written by: Austin Clarke
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 18 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0
    • Performance
      0
    • Story
      0

    Winner of both the Giller Prize and the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, The Polished Hoe is acclaimed author Austin Clarke's masterpiece....

    • Barney's Version

    • Written by: Mordecai Richler
    • Narrated by: Graham Abbey
    • Length: 16 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1
    • Performance
      1
    • Story
      1

    Barney Panofsky - Canadian expat, wily lover of women, writer, television producer, raconteur - is finally putting pen to paper so he can rebut the charges about him made in his rival's autobiography....

    • Alias Grace

    • Written by: Margaret Atwood
    • Narrated by: Margaret Atwood, Sarah Gadon
    • Length: 15 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      24
    • Performance
      21
    • Story
      21

    It's 1843, and Grace Marks has been convicted for her involvement in the vicious murders of her employer and his housekeeper and mistress....

    • Loved it.

    • By Amazon Customer on 2017-11-16