Governor General’s Literary Awards
Explore the list of Governor General’s Literary Award winners (since 1936) and finalists (since 1979) to learn more about past awards, generate a book club reading list or simply discover the best books!
To show our continued appreciation of the GGBooks winners and finalists from 2020 and 2021, we are maintaining access to the Web pages featuring the best books for those years.
2020 winners and finalists | 2021 winners and finalists
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**Award declined by recipient.
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