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Select Your Shortlist: Our first Giller prize pack winner



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Thanks to everyone who has submitted their Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist picks so far! We're holding two draws every week this month, one for a Kobo eReader and a $50 Chapters Indigo gift certificate and the other for a set of the longlisted books. We'll also be giving away one grand prize of a $1,000 gift certificate to Chapters Indigo, courtesy of Scotiabank.

This week's winner of a complete set of the Scotiabank Giller longlisted books is antarcticsunset! Here are antarcticsunset's picks, as posted on our Select Your Shortlist contest page:


A Good Man by Guy Vanderhaeghe

Monoceros by Suzette Mayr

Solitaria by Genni Gunn

Better Living Through Plastic Explosives by Zsuzsi Gartner

The Beggar's Garden by Michael Christie


Why did antarticsunset choose these five titles? She explains below:


"I think these books best express an exceptional creativity and originality in terms of the plot and the storytelling, as well as a beautiful expressiveness in the way the stories are told. They best portray the highest level of art and the craft of writing and embody the best in literature that Canada has to offer."


Congrats, antarticsunset! Your prize pack of all 17 Giller longlisted books is in the mail.


If you haven't entered yet, check out this year's longlisted books and post your shortlist picks in the comments section of the Select Your Shortlist contest page! The contest closes on September 30, so get your entry in!



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