Library and Archives Canada congratulates the Governor General’s Literary Awards 2016 winners

Our compliments to this year’s winners. We are very pleased to have those works in our collection!

English Winners

Fiction

Do Not Say We Have Nothing: A Novel by Madeleine Thien. Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 2016
AMICUS 44214681

Poetry

The Waking Comes Late by Steven Heighton. Toronto: Anansi, 2016.
AMICUS 44051221

Drama

Pig Girl by Colleen Murphy. Toronto: Playwrights Canada Press, 2015.
AMICUS 43730486

Non-fiction

A World We Have Lost: Saskatchewan Before 1905 by Bill Waiser. Markham, Ontario: Fifth House, [2016].
AMICUS 44311387

Young People’s Literature - Text

Calvin by Martine Leavitt. Toronto: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2015.
AMICUS 43229497

Young People’s Literature - Illustrated Books

Tokyo Digs a Garden by Jon-Erik Lappano; illustrated by Kellen Hatanaka. Toronto; Berkeley: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2016.
AMICUS 43695725

Translation

The Party Wall by Catherine Leroux; translated from the French by Lazer Lederhendler. Windsor, Ontario: Biblioasis, 2016.
AMICUS 44111716

French Winners

Fiction

Au péril de la mer by Dominique Fortier. Québec (Quebec): Alto, 2015.
AMICUS 43835713

Poetry

Le poème est une maison de bord de mer by Normand de Bellefeuille. Montréal (Quebec): Éditions du Noroît, 2016.
AMICUS 44256474

Drama

Inflammation du verbe vivre by Wajdi Mouawad. Montréal: Leméac; Arles, France: ACtes sud, [2016].
AMICUS 44557581

Non-fiction

Amerindia : essais d'ethnohistoire autochtone by Roland Viau. Montréal: Les Presses de l'Université de Montréal, 2015.
AMICUS 43925050

Young People’s Literature - Text

Hare Krishna by François Gilbert. Montréal: Leméac, 2016.
AMICUS 44377982 

Young People’s Literature - Illustrated Books

Grand-père et la Lune by Stéphanie Lapointe and Rogé. Montréal: Les Éditions XYZ inc., 2015.
AMICUS 43564863

Translation

La destruction des Indiens des Plaines : maladies, famines organisées et disparition du mode de vie autochtone by James Daschuk ; translated from the English by Catherine Ego. Québec (Quebec): Presses de l'Université Laval, 2015.
AMICUS 44238686

For more information about the winners, visit the ggbooks.ca website.

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