2011 Award-Winning Books

Award-Winning Books in the Atwater Library Collection

To see some award-winning books that are in the Atwater Library collection, click on the award name below to see the 2011 winner.

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2011 Award Winners in the Atwater Library Collection:

Canadian:

BMO Winterset Award (Newfoundland and Labrador)
British Columbia National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction
CBC Canada Reads
Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction
Crime Writers of Canada Arthur Ellis Award
Governor General’s Literary Awards for Fiction, Non-fiction
Grand Prix du livre de Montréal
The Griffin Poetry Prize
Leacock Medal for Humour
Quebec Writers’ Federation
The ReLit Award
Rogers Writers' Trust Prize for Fiction
Scotiabank Giller Prize
Trillium Book Award (Ontario)


American:

Agatha Award for Best First Novel
Agatha Award for Best Novel

Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Novel
National Book Awards for Fiction and Non-Fiction
National Book Critics Circle
PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction
Pulitzer Prize

 

International:

Commonwealth Writer`s Prize
Crime Writers Association Dagger Award
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
Man Booker Prize
Orange Prize for Fiction
Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Book Award

 

 Winner of the 2011 BMO Winterset Award

 The shell of the tortoise / Don McKay

 Call #: 819.1 M153s

 

 Winner of the 2011 British Columbia's National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction

 The tiger: a true story of vengeance and survival / John Vaillant

 Call #: 799.2 V131t

 

 Winner of the 2011 CBC Canada Reads

 The best laid plans / Terry Fallis

 Call #: Fic Fal

 

 Winner of the 2011 Agatha Award for Best First Novel

 Learning to Swim / Sara J. Henry

 Call #: Fic Hen

 

 Winner of the 2011 Agatha Award for Best Novel

Three-Day Town / Margaret Maron

 Call #: MYS Fic Mar

 Winner of the 2011 Crime Writers of Canada Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Crime Novel 

The Debba / Avner Mandleman 

Call #: Fic Man

 Winner of the 2011Crime Writers of Canada Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Non-fiction

 On the Farm / Stevie Cameron
 
 Call #: 364.1523 C182o

 

 Winner of the 2011 Governor General’s Literary Awards for Fiction

 Winner of the 2011 Rogers Writers' Trust Prize for Fiction

 The Sisters brothers / Patrick deWitt

 Call # : Fic deW

 

 Winner of the 2011 Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction

 Winner of the 2011 Governor General’s Literary Awards for Non-Fiction

 Mordecai / Charles Foran

 Call #: Bio R5315f

 

 WINNER of the 2011 Grand Prix du livre de Montréal

 Guyana  /  Elise Turcotte

 Call #: FR Fic Tur

 

Winner of the 2011 Griffin Poetry Prize

Ossuaries / Dionne Brand

Call #: BLK 811.54B817o

 

 Winner of the 2011 Leacock Medal for Humour    

 Practical Jean / Trevor Cole 

 Call #: Fic Col

 

 Winner of the 2011 QWF Award - Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction

 Niko / Dimitri Nasrallah

 Call #: QWF Fic Nas

 Winner of the 2011 QWF Award – Mavis Gallant Prize for non-fiction

 Bad Animals / Joel Yanofsky

 Call #: QWF 813.54 Y24b

 Winner of the 2011 QWF Award – Concordia University First Book Prize

 The truth of houses / Ann Scowcroft

 Call #: QWF 811.6 S421t

 Winner of the 2011 QWF Award – Cole Fondation Pize for Translation

 Apocalypse for beginners / Nicolas Dickner, translated by Lazer Lederendler

 Call #: QWF Fic Dic

 

 Winner of the Novel 2011 ReLit Award

 Blood Relatives / Craig Francis Power

 Call #: Fic Pow

 

 Winner of the 2011 Scotiabank Giller Prize

 Half-blood blues / Esi Edugyan

 Call #: BLK Fic Edu

 

 Winner of the 2011 Trillium Book Award  

 The amazing absorbing boy / Rabindranath Maharaj  

 Call #: Fic Mah

 

 Winner of the 2011 Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Novel 

 The lock artist / Steve Hamilton 

 Call #: MYS Fic Ham

 

 Winner of the 2011 National Book Awards for Fiction

 Salvage the bones / Jesmyn Ward

 Call #: BLK Fic War

 Winner of the 2011 National Book Awards for Non-Fiction

 The swerve / Stephen Greenblatt

 Call #: 940.21 G795s

 

 Winner of the 2011 National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction

 Binocular vision / Edith Pearlman

 Call #: Fic Pe

 

 Winner of the 2011 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

 The collected stories of Deborah Eisenberg / Deborah Eisenberg

 Call #: Fic Eis

 

 Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

 A visit from the goon squad / Jennifer Egan

 Call #: Fic Ega

 Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Non-fiction

 The emperor of all maladies / Siddhartha Murkherjee

 Call #: 616.994 M953e

 

 Winner of the 2011 Commonwealth Writer`s Prize for Best Book  

 The memory of love / Aminatta Forna 

 Call #: BLK Fic For

 Winner of the 2011 Commonwealth Writer`s Prize for Best Book, Canada and the Caribbean Region  

 Room / Emma Donoghue  

 Call #: Fic Don

 

Winner of the 2011 Crime Writers Association International Dagger Award

Three seconds / Anders Roslund and Börge Hellström

Call #: Fic Ros

 

 Winner of the 2011 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

 Let the great world spin / Colum McCann 

 Call #: Fic McC

 

Winner of the 2011 Man Booker Prize

The sense of an ending / Julian Barnes

Call #: Fic Bar

 

 Winner of the 2011 Orange Prize for Fiction 

 The tiger’s wife / Téa Obreht 

 Call #: Fic Obr

 

 Winner of the 2011 Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Book Award for Fiction

 Lyrics Alley / Leila Aboulela

 Call # : SC Fic Abo

 Winner of the 2011 Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Book Award for Non-Fiction

 Red Dust Road / Jackie Kay

 Call # : SC Bio K23r

 Winner of the 2011 Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Book Award for First Book

 The Death of Lomond Friel

 Call # : SC Fic Pee

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