Sunday, September 4, 2022

My Personal Picks for the 2022 Giller Longlist

I've been shadowing the Giller again this year and have read 36 eligible books so far. (Previous Shadow Giller coverage.) Time is running out because the official longlist will be announced in two days, on Tuesday September 6. Instead of trying to guess which books the esteemed official jurors will choose, I've gone ahead with my own selections, ignoring everything I haven't read, including those that are yet to be published. (The official cut-off date is September 30, 2022.)

Here's my top dozen:

And here's a link to a video I made about this: My Giller Prize Longlist