2012 Award-Winning Books

Award-Winning Books in the Atwater Library Collection

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2012 Award Winners in the Atwater Library Collection:

Canadian:

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
The Griffin Poetry Prize
Leacock Medal for Humour
Quebec Writer’s Federation
The ReLit Award
Rogers Writers’ Trust Prize for Fiction
Scotiabank Giller Prize
Trillium Book Award (Ontario)

American:

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

International:

Commonwealth Writer’s Prize
Crime Writers Association Dagger Award
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
Man Booker Prize
Orange Prize for Fiction (Now The Women’s Prize for Fiction)
Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Book Award

Winner of the 2012 British Columbia’s National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction

Eating dirt / Charlotte Gill

Call #: 333.75 G745e

Winner of the 2012 CBC Canada Reads

Something fierce / Carmen Aguirre

Call #: Bio A284s

Winner of the 2012 Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction

The chimps of Fauna Sanctuary / Andrew Westoll

Call #:  636.78 W534c

Winner of the 2012 Crime Writers of Canada Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novel

Before the poison  / Peter Robinson

Call #: MYS Fic Rob

Winner of the 2012 Crime Writers of Canada Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Nonfiction

Hot art / Joshua Knelman

Call #: 364.162 K68h

Winner of the 2012 Governor General’s Literary Awards for Fiction

The purchase / Linda Spalding

Call #: Fic Spa

Winner of the 2012 Governor General’s Literary Awards for Non-fiction

Leonardo and the last supper / King Ross

Call #: 759.5 K54l

Winner of the 2012 Griffin Poetry Prize

Methodist Hatchet / Ken Babstock

Call #: 811.54 B115m

Winner of the 2012 Leacock Medal for Humour

The Sisters brothers / Patrick deWitt

Call #:  Fic deW

Winner of the 2012 QWF Award – Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction

Carnival / Rawi Hage

Call #: QWF Fic Hag

Winner of the 2012 QWF Award – Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-Fiction

Straphanger / Taras Grescoe

Call #: QWF 363.731 G831s

Winner of the 2012 QWF Award – Concordia University First Book Prize

All the voices cry / Alice Petersen

Call#: QWF Fic Pet

Winner of the 2012 QWF Award – A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry

We, beasts / Oana Avasilichioaei

Call#: QWF 811.6 A945w

Winner of the 2012 QWF Award – Prix de Traduction Fondation Cole

T’es con, point / Doug Harris, traduit par Éric Fontaine

Call #: QWF FR Fic Har

Winner of the 2012 ReLit Award for Novel

Monoceros / Suzette Mayr

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Winner of the 2012 Rogers Writers’ Trust Prize for Fiction

Siege 13 / Tamas Dobozy

Call#: Fic Dob

Winner of the 2012 Scotiabank Giller Prize

419 / Will Ferguson

Call #: Fic Fer

Winner of the 2012 Trillium Book Award

Killdeer / Phil Hall

Call #: 811.54 H178k

Winner of the 2012 Agatha Award for Best Novel

The beautiful mystery / Louise Penny

Call #: MYS Fic Pen

Winner of the 2012 Edgar Award for Best Novel

Gone / Mo Hayder

Call #: MYS Fic Hay

Winner of the 2012 National Book Award for Fiction

The round house / Louise Erdrich

Call #: Fic Erd

Winner of the 2012 National Book Award for Non-fiction

Behind the beautiful forevers / Catherine Boo

Call #: 305.56 B724b

Winner of the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award for Non-Fiction

Far from the tree / Andrew Solomon

Call #: 362.4083 S689f

Winner of the 2012 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

The Buddha in the Attic / Julie Otsuka

Call #: Fic Ots

Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize Award for Non-Fiction

The Swerve / Stephen Greenblatt

Call #: 940.21 G795s

Winner of the 2012 Commonwealth Writer`s Prize for Best Book

The Legend of Pradeep Mathew / Shehan Karunatilaka

Call #: Fic Car

Winner of the 2012 Commonwealth Writer`s Prize for Best Book, Canada and Europe

The town that drowned / Riel Nason

Call #: Fic Nas

Winner of the 2012 Crime Writers Association International Dagger Award

The potter’s field / Andrea Camilleri

Call #: MYS Fic Cam

Winner of the 2012 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

Even the dogs / Jon McGregor

Call #: Fic McG

Winner of the 2012 Man Booker Prize

Bring up the bodies / Hilary Mantel

Call #: MYS Fic Man

Winner of the 2012 Orange Prize for Fiction (Now The Women’s Prize for Fiction)

The song of Achilles / Madeline Miller

Call #: Fic Mil

Winner of the 2012 Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Book Award

All made up / Janice Galloway

Call #: SC Bio G174a

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