This year there are 12 Canadian books on the 2019 International Dublin Literary Award longlist.
The ones I have read:
Brother by David Chariandy – winner of the 2017 Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and longlisted for the the 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize (my review)
Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson – shortlisted for the 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize (my review)
Next Year For Sure by Zoey Leigh Peterson – longlisted for the 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize and Lambda Literary Award nominee (my review)
The Greatest Hits of Wanda Jaynes by Bridget Canning – nominated for the Margaret and John Savage First Book Award (my review)
American War by Omar El Akkad – nominee for the 2017 Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, and the 2018 CBC Canada Reads competition (my review)
The ones I haven’t read:
Uncertain Weights and Measures by Jocelyn Parr – a finalist for the 2017 Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction (review at Buried in Print)
Little Sister by Barbara Gowdy – review at the Quill & Quire
The Last Beothuk by Gary Collins – review at The Miramichi Reader
First Snow, Last Light by Wayne Johnston – review at the Quill & Quire
All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai – review at Maple Books
Lost in September by Kathleen Winter – finalist for the 2017 Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction (review at Quill & Quire)
Dragon Springs Road by Janie Chang – review at Maple Books
Have you read any books on the longlist? Any thoughts/predictions/wishes?