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A history of the Giller Prize

The annual Scotiabank Giller Prize gala is almost upon us! You can watch the ceremony live on CBC's bold TV at 9 p.m. ET or the re-broadcast on CBC News at 11:05 p.m. on November 8. CBC Books will be livestreaming the event online and hosting a live chat, bringing you updates from the red carpet, starting at 6 p.m. ET.

In the meantime, those wanting to brush up on their Giller Prize history should check out this great timeline put together by CBCNews.ca's multimedia and arts teams. You can learn about the past recipients and interesting tidbits about the books.

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To find out more about more about this year's finalists and to read excerpts from the shortlisted books, click here.


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