2009 Award-Winning Books

Award-Winning Books in the Atwater Library Collection

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2009 Award Winners in the Atwater Library Collection:

Canadian:

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
Quebec Writers’ Federation
Scotiabank Giller Prize
The Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour
Winterset Award (Newfoundland and Labrador)
The Writers’ Trust of Canada

American:

Agatha Awards
Edgar Allan Poe Awards
National Book Critics Circle
PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction
Pulitzer Prize

International:

Commonwealth Writers’ Prize
Crime Writers Association Dagger Awards
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
Man Booker Prize
Orange Prize
Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Book Award

the book of negroes WINNER of the 2009 CBC Canada Reads

The book of negroes / Lawrence Hill.

Call #: BLK Fic Hil

shock troops WINNER of the 2009 Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction

Shock troops : Canadians fighting the Great War, 1917-1918 / Tim Cook.

Call #: 940.41 C771s

award_too_close_to_home.jpg WINNER of the 2009 Crime Writers of Canada Arthur Ellis Award for Best Novel

Too close to home / Linwood Barclay.

Call #: MYS Fic Bar

award_mafiaboy.jpg WINNER of the 2009 Crime Writers of Canada Arthur Ellis Award for Best Non-Fiction

Mafiaboy : how I cracked the Internet and why it’s still broken / Michael Calce, with Craig Silverman.

Call #: QWF 364.16 C144m

 

award_mistress_of_nothing.jpg WINNER of the 2009 Governor General’s Literary Awards for English-Language Fiction

The mistress of nothing / Kate Pullinger.

Call #: Fic Pul

award_a_place_within.jpg WINNER of the 2009 Governor General’s Literary Awards for English-Language Non-fiction

A place within : rediscovering India / M.G. Vassanji.

Call #: 813.54 V337p

 

award_lenigme_du_retour.jpg WINNER of the 2009 Grand Prix du livre de Montréal

L’énigme du retour : roman / Dany Laferrière.

Call #: BLK FR Fic Laf

award_sentinel.jpg Canadian WINNER of the 2009 Griffin Poetry Prize

The sentinel : poems / A.F. Moritz.

Call #: 811.54 M862s

cello suites WINNER of the 2009 QWF Award –  Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-Fiction
WINNER of the 2009 QWF Award –  McAuslan First Book Prize

The cello suites : J.S. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the search for a Baroque masterpiece / Eric Siblin.

Call #: QWF 787.4 S564c c.2

award_nikolski.jpg WINNER of the 2009 QWF Translation Prize

Nikolski : a novel / Nicolas Dickner. Translated by Lazer Lederhendler.

Call #: Fic Dic / QWF Fic Dic

award_thebishopsman.jpg WINNER of the 2009 Scotiabank Giller Prize

The bishop’s man : a novel / Linden MacIntyre.

Call #: SC Fic MacI

nevershootastampedequeen WINNER of the 2009 Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour

Never shoot a Stampede Queen : a rookie reporter in the Cariboo / Mark Leiren-Young.

Call #: 070.43 L531l

come  			thou tortoise WINNER of the 2009 Winterset Award

Come, thou tortoise / Jessica Grant.

Call #: Fic Gra

award_golden_mean.jpg WINNER of the 2009 Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize

The golden mean : a novel / Annabel Lyon.

Call #: Fic Lyo

sweetness pie WINNER of the 2009 Agatha Award for Best First Novel

The sweetness at the bottom of the pie / Alan Bradley.

Call #: MYS Fic Bra

brutal telling WINNER of the 2009 Agatha Award for Best Novel

The brutal telling / Louise Penny.

Call #: MYS Fic Pen

award_blueheaven.jpg WINNER of the 2009 Edgar Awards for Best Novel

Blue heaven / C.J. Box.

Call #: MYS Fic Box

award_foreigner WINNER of the 2009 Edgar Awards for First Novel

The foreigner / Francie Lin.

Call #: MYS Fic Lin

wolf hall WINNER of the 2009 National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction

Wolf Hall / Hilary Mantel.

Call #: Fic Man

netherland WINNER of the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

Netherland / Joseph O’Neill.

Call #: Fic ONe

award_olive_kitteridge WINNER of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

Olive Kitteridge / Elizabeth Strout.

Call #: Fic Str

slavery_by_another_name WINNER of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction

Slavery by another name : the re-enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II / Douglas A. Blackmon.

Call #: BLK 305.896 B629s

award_hemingses.jpg WINNER of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for History

The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family / Annette Gordon-Reed.

Call #: BLK 973.4 H488g

slap WINNER of the 2009 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize Best Book Award

The slap / Christos Tsiolkas.

Call #: Fic Tsi

award_sayuronesofthem.JPG WINNER of the 2009 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize Best First Book Award, Africa Region

Say you’re one of them / Uwem Akpan.

Call #: BLK Fic Akp

Award_Good_to_a_Fault WINNER of the 2009 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize Best Book Award, Canada and the Caribbean Region

Good to a fault / Marina Endicott.

Call #: Fic End

 

award_unaccustomed-earth.jpg WINNER of the 2009 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize Best Book Award, Europe and South Asia Region

Unaccustomed earth / Jhumpa Lahiri.

Call #: Fic Lah

award_Case-of-exploding-mangoes.jpg WINNER of the 2009 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize Best First Book Award, Europe and South Asia Region

A case of exploding mangoes / Mohammed Hanif.

Call #: Fic Han

thechalkcircleman WINNER of the 2009 CWA Dagger Awards for Best Crime Novel

The chalk circle man / Fred Vargas ; translated from the French by Siân Reynolds.

Call #: MYS Fic Var

award_man_gone_down.JPG WINNER of the 2009 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

Man gone down / Michael Thomas.

Call #: BLK Fic Tho

wolf hall WINNER of the 2009 Man Booker Prize for Fiction

Wolf Hall / Hilary Mantel.

Call #: Fic Man

award_home.jpg WINNER of the 2009 Orange Prize for Fiction

Home / Marilynne Robinson.

Call #: Fic Rob

award_kieron_smith_boy WINNER of the 2009 Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Book Award for Fiction

Kieron Smith, boy / James Kelman.

Call #: SC Fic Kel

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