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CBC’s All in a Day Book Panel – November 2016


During Monday November 7th 2016 CBC's All In A Day Book Panel, Sean and Ann discussed the Giller Shortlist since the 2016 Giller Prize ceremony aired yesterday evening on CBC-TV and was streamed live at Both Sean and Ann predicted Madeleine Thien would win for her novel Do Not Say We Have Nothing. Congratulations Madeleine!

The six books nominated for the shortlisted 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize were:

Following the discussions regarding the Giller Shortlist nominees, both Sean and Ann discussed and reviewed a book each. Sean Wilson and Ann Archer tell us the stories.

Ann Archer's Pick:

  • The Parcel by Anosh Irani
Sean Wilson's Pick: 
  • Wade Davis: Photographs by Wade Davis

If you missed them on the radio you can still listen to the podcast online at the following link:


Image: Yiddish for Pirates

Yiddish for Pirates

A Novel : Being An Account of Moishe the Captain, His Meshugeneh Life & Astounding Adventures, His Sarah, the Horizon, Books & Treasure, as Told by Aaron, His African Grey
By Barwin, Gary
Image: The Wonder

The Wonder

A Novel
By Donoghue, Emma
Image: The Party Wall

The Party Wall

By Leroux, Catherine
Image: Do Not Say We Have Nothing

Do Not Say We Have Nothing

A Novel
By Thien, Madeleine
Image: The Parcel

The Parcel

By Irani, Anosh
Image: Wade Davis

Wade Davis

By Davis, Wade