2011 Award-Winning Books

Award-Winning Books in the Atwater Library Collection

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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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