Bookmarks: March 31st

Happy Friday, Savvy Readers! I don’t know about you, but this week seemed to zip by. If you find yourself feeling similarly, don’t worry — I made sure to “Bookmark” our favourite bookish news stories, links, and photos of the week so you can catch up all in one place. Keep reading to find out […]

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The 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize Winner Is…

Happy Friday, Savvy Readers! In case you missed it, the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize winner was announced this week (and in case you missed all of it, here are the longlist and shortlist announcements!). On Tuesday evening, publishing professionals and avid readers gathered to watch the announcement at the Giller Light Bash, which is an annual fundraising […]

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Bookmarks (Thanksgiving Edition!): October 9th

Hi Savvy Readers! This weekend is Thanksgiving weekend, and we have a lot to be thankful for here at The Savvy Reader. Not only do we get to chat about books all day, but there has also been a lot of great news to celebrate this past week! Keep reading to catch up on this […]

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The 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize Shortlist is Here!

In case you missed it, the Scotiabank Giller Prize announced their 2015 longlist a few weeks ago. This morning, in downtown Toronto, Rick Mercer hosted a press conference to reveal which of the books nominated  made it to the exclusive shortlist. Of the twelve books nominated, the five finalists are as follows: André Alexis for his novel Fifteen Dogs, Samuel Archibald […]

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