Former Calgarian, Esi Edugyan made the shortlist for the 2011 Man Booker Prize for Fiction!
Her second novel, Half-Blood Blues, is one of the six nominees on the shortlist.
While you’re waiting to get your copy of this great read, why don’t you check out some of the great reads from last year’s shortlist:
In a Strange Room by Damon Galgut
The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson
The Long Song by Andrea Levy
C by Tom McCarthy
Parrot and Olivier in America by Peter Carey
Room by Emma Donoghue
What award nominated book has blown you away?