The Giller Prize, always the one to win in Canada if you wanted your unknown first novel to sell in double digits; is now worth an additional 10G's to the winner, and a bit more to the others on the shortlist.
The Globe also notes a pretty impressive jury made up of Bob Rae, Colm Toibin (fine writer, him) and Margaret Atwood.
I've always suspected that this guy was doing other things while Stephane Dion was talking about something or other during Question Period.
Now I know for sure.
Posted by Dave