Scotiabank Giller Prize

Madeleine Thien has won the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize for Do Not Say We Have Nothing. The generations-spanning novel centres on three gifted musicians whose lives are profoundly impacted by the political shifts of 20th century China.

The Scotiabank Giller Prize comes with a $100,000 prize purse. This year's jury was comprised of Lawrence Hill, Kathleen Winter, Jeet Heer, Samantha Harvey and Alan Warner.

Find out more about the winning book and the other finalists below. Watch a replay of the gala here.

 

13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl

Mona Awad

Book summary
GillerPrize
SGP2016longlist
SGP2016shortlist
Summer2016
WTW2016
3toRead
GillerPrize
3toRead
GillerPrize

419

Will Ferguson

Books100
Book summary
GillerPrize
GillerQuiz
Mystery
pastwinners
SGPwinner

A Fine Balance

Rohinton Mistry

Books100
Book summary
Canada Reads
CR2002
GillerPrize
GillerQuiz
Mistry
pastwinners
SGPwinner

A Good House

Bonnie Burnard

Book summary
GillerPrize
GillerQuiz
LitPrizeBook
pastwinners
SGPwinner

Alias Grace

Margaret Atwood

Atwood75
Books100
Book summary
EssentialAtwood
Fiction
GillerPrize
GillerQuiz
Historical
Novel
pastwinners
SGPwinner

Anil's Ghost

Michael Ondaatje

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GG00
GG00Fiction
GG80
GG80quiz
GGQuiz2015
GillerPrize
GillerQuiz
LitPrizeBook
pastwinners

Barney's Version

Mordecai Richler

Books100
Book summary
Canada Reads
CR2004
GillerPrize
GillerQuiz
pastwinners
SGPwinner

Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures

Vincent Lam

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GillerPrize
GillerQuiz
pastwinners
SGPwinner

By Gaslight

Steven Price

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GillerPrize
SGP2016longlist
GGInterview
GillerInterviews
GillerPrize
MAGIC8
GillerPrize

Clara Callan

Richard B. Wright

book summary
GG00
GG00Fiction
GG2001
GG80
GG80quiz
GGQuiz2015
GillerPrize
GillerQuiz
pastwinners
SGPwinner

Death Valley

Susan Perly

Book summary
GillerPrize
SGP2016longlist

Do Not Say We Have Nothing

Madeleine Thien

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GG2016
GG2016Fiction
GG2016winner
GG80quiz
GillerPrize
SGP2016longlist
SGP2016shortlist
Spring2016
SpringCDN2016
GillerInterviews
GillerPrize
MAGIC8

Fifteen Dogs

André Alexis

Best2015
BestCF2015
Book summary
Father2015
GillerPrize
SGP2015
SGP2015longlist
SGP2015shortlist
SGP2015winner
SGPwinner
Summer2015
GGInterview
GillerInterviews
GillerPrize
MAGIC8
GillerPrize

Half-Blood Blues

Esi Edugyan

BlackHistory2015
Books100
Book summary
Canada Reads
Cdn Bestseller
CR2014
GillerPrize
GillerQuiz
MusicList2015
pastwinners
SGPwinner

Hellgoing

Lynn Coady

book summary
GillerPrize
GillerQuiz
pastwinners
SGPwinner

Late Nights on Air

Elizabeth Hay

Books100
Book summary
GillerPrize
GillerQuiz
pastwinners
SGPwinner
GGInterview
GillerInterviews
GillerPrize
MAGIC8

Mercy Among the Children

David Adams Richards

Books100
Book summary
Canada Reads
CR2009
GillerPrize
GillerQuiz
pastwinners
SGPwinner
GillerInterviews
GillerPrize
HIWI

Pillow

Andrew Battershill

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GillerPrize
SGP2016longlist

Runaway

Alice Munro

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GillerPrize
GillerQuiz
Munro85
MunroOriginal
pastwinners
SGPwinner
WC25

Stranger

David Bergen

Book summary
Fall2016
FallCDNFiction2016
GillerPrize
SGP2016longlist

The Best Kind of People

Zoe Whittall

Book summary
Fall2016
FallCDNFiction2016
GillerPrize
SGP2016longlist
SGP2016shortlist

The Bishop's Man

Linden MacIntyre

Books100
Book summary
GillerPrize
GillerQuiz
pastwinners
SGPwinner

The Book of Secrets

M.G. Vassanji

Books100
Book summary
GillerPrize
GillerQuiz
Historical
pastwinners
SGPwinner

The In-Between World of Vikram Lall

M.G. Vassanji

Book summary
GillerPrize
GillerQuiz
pastwinners
SGPwinner

The Love of a Good Woman

Alice Munro

book summary
Book summary
Canada Reads
CR2004
Fiction
GillerPrize
GillerQuiz
Munro85
MunroOriginal
pastwinners
SGPwinner

The Party Wall

Catherine Leroux, translated by Lazer Lederhendler

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GG2016
GG2016Translation
GG2016winner
GillerPrize
SGP2016longlist
SGP2016shortlist

The Polished Hoe

Austin Clarke

BlackHistory2015
Books100
Book summary
GillerPrize
GillerQuiz
pastwinners
SGPwinner

The Sentimentalists

Johanna Skibsrud

book summary
GillerPrize
GillerQuiz
pastwinners
SGPwinner

The Time in Between

David Bergen

Books100
Book summary
GillerPrize
GillerQuiz
pastwinners
SGPwinner

The Two of Us

Kathy Page

Book summary
GillerPrize
SGP2016longlist

The Wonder

Emma Donoghue

Book summary
Fall2016
FallCDNFiction2016
GillerPrize
SGP2016longlist
SGP2016shortlist

Through Black Spruce

Joseph Boyden

Book summary
GillerPrize
GillerQuiz
pastwinners
SGPwinner
GillerPrize

Us Conductors

Sean Michaels

Bookies2015
BookiesFiction
Book summary
GillerPrize
GillerQuiz
longlist
pastwinners
SGPwinner
shortlist
TNCSeason7
WTW2014

Willem de Kooning's Paintbrush

Kerry Lee Powell

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GG2016
GG2016Fiction
GillerPrize
SGP2016longlist
WTW2016

Yiddish for Pirates

Gary Barwin

Book summary
GG2016
GG2016Fiction
GillerPrize
SGP2016longlist
SGP2016shortlist
Spring2016
SpringCDN2016
GillerInterviews
GillerPrize
HIWI
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