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Replay the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist announcement

Which titles will vie for the $100,000 prize? Find out on Sept. 30 at 11 a.m. ET.

Which books will be shortlisted for the $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize?

The annual award is the richest in Canadian fiction.

The 2019 finalists are:

The winner will be announced at a gala event in Toronto on Nov. 18, 2019.

The longlist and shortlist were selected by a five-person jury comprised of Donna Bailey Nurse, Randy Boyagoda, José Teodoro, Aminatta Forna and Aleksandar Hemon. They will also choose the winner.

The awards ceremony will air on CBC, CBC Radio One and will be livestreamed on CBC Books.

Last year's winner was Esi Edugyan for the novel Washington Black.

Other past Giller Prize winners include Rohinton Mistry for A Fine BalanceMargaret Atwood for Alias GraceMordecai Richler for Barney's VersionAlice Munro for RunawayAndré Alexis for Fifteen Dogs and Madeleine Thien for Do Not Say We Have Nothing.

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