Toronto Book Awards shortlist announced

September 15, 2009 at 4:13 pm Leave a comment

Anthony De Sa, Mark Osbaldeston, Mayor Miller, Austin Clarke, Maggie Helwig and Charles Wilkins

Anthony De Sa, Mark Osbaldeston, Mayor Miller, Austin Clarke, Maggie Helwig and Charles Wilkins

Today Mayor David Miller announced the 5 books (and their authors) on the shortlist for the 2009 Toronto Book Awards. They are:

. Austin Clarke for his novel, More, published by Thomas Allen Publishers
. Anthony De Sa, for his story collection, Barnacle Love, published by Doubleday Canada
. Maggie Helwig, for her novel, Girls Fall Down, published by Coach House Books
. Mark Osbaldeston, for his history book, Unbuilt Toronto, published by Dundurn Press, and
. Charles Wilkins, for his non-fiction book, In the Land of Long Fingernails, published by Viking Canada.

Winner will be announced October 15.

Update: The Globe and Mail, the National Post, the Toronto Star all mention the shortlist today, September 16. National Post to excerpt each book, one a day the week of October 6.

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