2014: A Very Good Year for Backlist
9 of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s works, including LOVE IN THE TIME OF CHOLERA, will be released as ebooks next month. http://t.co/v3tIBM7nbV— Sarah Weinman (@sarahw)September 22, 2014
Marquez joins Harper Lee, as well as Georges Simenon and Tove Jansson.
KEY BACKLIST Last week, the longlist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize was released, and if you’re desperately seeking fresh suggestions for your literary fiction fiends, this is the resource. Canada’s most prestigious and well-endowed book award for fiction, the Giller has the reputation among U.S. collection development librarians for shining the spotlight on gems that more often than not don’t receive a lot of press on this side of the border.
Like the contemporary literature of Australia (which I’ve read pretty widely the last three years), Canadian fiction tends to invest a lot in place and voice. Luckily for American Cloud librarians and their patrons, we’ve got four of the titles on the longlist: Heather O’Neill’s The Girl Who Was Saturday Night (Farrar), Jennifer LoveGrove’s Watch How We Walk (ECW Press), Arjun Basu’s Waiting for the Man (ECW Press), and Kathy Page’s Paradise Elsewhere: Stories (Biblioasis).
You’ll find these and other juicy reads on the September 2014 Key Backlist shelf in CAT US. It goes without saying that the entire longlist is available to our Canadian customers.
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