As a bookshop with a Canadian focus, we’re excited to hear the shortlist for this year’s Scotiabank Giller Prize! The finalists are:
- David Bezmozgis for his novel The Betrayers
- Frances Itani for her book Tell
- Sean Michaels for his novel Us Conductors
- Heather O’Neill for her novel The Girl Who Was Saturday Night
- Miriam Toews for her novel All My Puny Sorrows
- Padma Viswanathan for her book The Ever After of Ashwin Rao
Currently, we have Us Conductors, The Girl Who Was Saturday Night and All My Puny Sorrows in stock, but the other books can easily be ordered in. Backbeat is happy to announce that all of the shortlisted titles will be on sale for 20% off the cover price until the winner is announced on November 10th.
And there’s more good news…we just got news today that HarperCollins will be issuing immediate paperback versions of Tell and The Girl Who Was Saturday Night. The release date for these paperbacks is October 17th, so if you’d like to pre-order a copy, please be sure to let us know!