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The Best Kind of People Shortlisted for the 2016 Giller Prize! September 26 2016

Zoe Whittall’s The Best Kind of People has been shortlisted for the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize! The Giller jury found The Best Kind of People “urgent and timely, nuanced and brave,” also adding that, “this gripping story challenges how we hear women and girls, and dissects the self-hypnosis and fear that prevent us from speaking … Read More

The Best Kind of People Longlisted for the 2016 Giller Prize September 22 2016

We’re thrilled! On the heels of being named one of the most anticipated books of 2016, The Best Kind of People has since been longlisted for one of the most prestigious prizes for Canadian Literature! The shortlist for the prize will be announced September 26th. We’re all rooting for you, Zoe! The longlist was selected last week by … Read More

New Releases from Anansi this August July 26 2016

Can you believe it’s almost the end of July? The summer is going by way too quickly! The silver lining with Summer slowly coming to a close is that books on Anansi’s 2016 Fall list are becoming available to order. With all our August titles on the Groundwood side now available to order, here’s what’s coming … Read More

Free eBook Preview: The Best Kind of People by Zoe Whittall June 22 2016

With Zoe Whittall gracing the cover of Quill & Quire’s July/August 2016 Fall Preview issue, we thought it would be a pretty good time to give away a free download of her new novel, The Best Kind of People. We know you’re going to love this one. About The Best Kind of People by Zoe Whittall To the … Read More