Women dominate the 2016 Giller Prize longlist

q news correspondent Mitch Pollock scans the latest arts and entertainment headlines to keep you in the know.

q news correspondent Mitch Pollock scans the latest arts and entertainment headlines to keep you in the know.

  • Giller Prize longlist revealed: It's the crown jewel of book award season — and this year most of the nominees are women (including Room author and recent q guest Emma Donoghue). 

The complete longlist for the $100,000 prize is:

13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl by Mona Awad
Yiddish for Pirates by Gary Barwin
Pillow by Andrew Battershill
Stranger by David Bergen
The Wonder by Emma Donoghue
The Party Wall by Catherine Leroux, translated by Lazer Lederhendler
The Two of Us by Kathy Page
Death Valley by Susan Perly
Willem de Kooning's Paintbrush by Kerry Lee Powell
By Gaslight by Steven Price
Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien
The Best Kind of People by Zoe Whittall

  • Drake news x 3! Kanye West has confirmed that there is indeed a Drake/Kanye record dropping soon. Drake's hit One Dance has been named the song of the summer. And police recently recovered 3 million dollars worth of jewlery that was stolen from his tour bus in Phoenix. Not bad, Drizzy.


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