The best Canadian fiction of all time as chosen by Canadian novelists

Ahead of the 2016 Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, nominees past and present choose their favourite Canuck reads.

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The best Canadian fiction of all time as chosen by Canadian novelists

This year, the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, which recognizes the best Canadian novel or short story collection with an annual prize of $25,000, turns 20. To mark two decades of Canlit achievment, Chatelaine asked nominees from 1996 to 2016 for their all-time favourite works of home-grown fiction. Click below to see who loves what — and the books you’ll be ordering ASAP. (Hint: Reading Mavis Gallant is basically a patriotic duty.)

This year’s winners will be announced at the Writers’ Trust Awards ceremony in Toronto on November 2.

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