The winner of the 2016 Giller Prize was announced last night. Madeleine Thien won for Do Not Say We Have Nothing; she won the Governor General’s Award for the novel and it was also shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.
For the longlist of 12 books, see http://schatjesshelves.blogspot.ca/2016/09/2016-giller-prize-longlist.html; for the shortlist and summaries of the 6 finalists, go to http://schatjesshelves.blogspot.ca/2016/10/2016-giller-prize-shortlist.html.
Check out my review of the winning book: http://schatjesshelves.blogspot.ca/2016/10/review-of-do-not-say-we-have-nothing-by.html.
I was cheering for this book. Congratulations Ms. Thien!