Governor General's Award for Fiction

 

2011 selection

The Sisters Brothers

Governor General's Award for Fiction 2011

by Patrick Dewitt

“A gorgeous, wise, riveting work of, among other things, cowboy noir…Honestly, I can’t recall ever being this fond of a pair of psychopaths.”

—David Wroblewski, New York Times bestselling author of...


2001 selection

Clara Callan

Trillium Book Award 2002, Giller Prize 2001, Governor General's Award for Fiction 2001

by Richard B. Wright

In a small town in Canada, Clara Callan reluctantly takes leave of her sister, Nora, who is bound for New York. It's a time when the growing threat of fascism in Europe is a constant worry, and people escape...