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Toronto Book Award Wagers

On a recent Thursday night at the Toronto Reference Library, the Toronto Books Awards marked its 40th edition.

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Bakka Phoenix

  1. VIRGA, Karl Schroeder
  2. NEUROMANCER, William Gibson
  3. RADIANT, Karina Sumner-Smith
  4. TOMES OF TERROR, Mark Leslie
  5. MIDNIGHT QUEEN, Sylvia Izzo Hunter
  6. BACK OF THE TURTLE, Thomas King
  7. HOW TO CURSE IN HIEROGLYPHICS, Lesley Livingston & Jonathan Llyr
  8. WONDROUS STRANGE, Lesley Livingston
  9. ECHOPRAXIA, Peter Watts
  10. ONCE EVERY NEVER, Lesley Livingston
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Ben McNally Books

  1. THE HERO, Paul Almond
  2. AFTERLIFE OF STARS, Joe Kertes
  3. ADULT ONSET, Ann-Marie MacDonald
  4. AVOIDING EXTINCTION, Mitch Kowalski
  5. ANSWER TO EVERYTHING, Elyse Friedman
  6. TIME WILL SAY NOTHING, Ramin Jehanbegloo
  7. THE ORENDA, Joseph Boyden
  8. YOUNG NEIL, Sharry Wilson
  9. SAD PENINSULA, Mark Sampson
  10. TORONTO, Allan Levine
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Type Books

The Queen Street Store

  1. WOMEN IN CLOTHES, Ed. Sheila Heti, Leanne Shapton & Heidi Julavitsspan>
  2. HOW SHOULD A PERSON BE?, Sheila Heti
  3. THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING, Naomi Klein
  4. THE TROUBLE WITH BRUNCH, Shawn Micallef
  5. STONE MATTRESS, Margaret Atwood
  6. CURATIONISM, David Balzer
  7. US CONDUCTORS, Sean Michaels
  8. JULIA, CHILD, Kyo Maclear, illustrated by Julie Morstad
  9. THE ORENDA, Joseph Boyden
  10. SWEETLAND, Michael Crummey
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Bryan Prince Bookseller

  1. THE MORNING AFTER: THE 1995 QUEBEC REFERENDUM & THE DAY THAT ALMOST WAS, Chantal Hebert
  2. THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING, Naomi Klein
  3. LONG WAY HOME, Louise Penny
  4. ALLIGATOR PIE, Dennis Lee
  5. MEDICINE WALK, Richard Wagamese
  6. SWEETLAND, Michael Crummey
  7. BACK OF THE TURTLE, Thomas King
  8. ALL MY PUNY SORROWS, Miriam Toews
  9. MASSEY MURDER: A MAID, HER MASTER & THE TRIAL THAT SHOCKED A COUNTRY, Charlotte Gray
  10. TOMES OF TERROR Mark Leslie
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Words Worth Books

  1. GIRL RUNNER, Carrie Snyder
  2. WHERE THE AIR IS SWEET, Tasneem Jamal
  3. STONE MATTRESS, Margaret Atwood
  4. LONG WAY HOME, Louise Penny/span>
  5. WORLD ORDER, Henry Kissinger
  6. THE ROSIE EFFECT, Graeme Simsion
  7. HUMAN AGE, Diane Ackerman
  8. ALL MY PUNY SORROWS, Miriam Toews
  9. WOMEN IN CLOTHES, Ed. Sheila Heti, Leanne Shapton & Heidi Julavitsspan span>
  10. MORNING AFTER, Chantal Hebert

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