2005 Governor General's Awards

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The nominees for the 2005 Governor General's Awards for Literary Merit were announced on October 17. Winning titles were announced on November 16. The winners received a cheque for $15,000 and a specially crafted copy of their book bound by master bookbinder Lise Dubois.

English[edit]

Category Winner Nominated
Fiction Blue ribbon David Gilmour, A Perfect Night to Go to China
Non-fiction Blue ribbon John Vaillant, The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness and Greed
Poetry Blue ribbon Anne Compton, Processional
Drama Blue ribbon John Mighton, Half Life
Children's literature Blue ribbon Pamela Porter, The Crazy Man
Children's illustration Blue ribbon Rob Gonsalves, Imagine a Day (Sarah L. Thomson)
French to English translation Blue ribbon Fred A. Reed, Truth or Death: The Quest for Immortality in the Western Narrative Tradition (Thierry Hentsch, Raconter et mourir : aux sources narratives de l’imaginaire occidental)

French[edit]

Category Winner Nominated
Fiction Blue ribbon Aki Shimazaki, Hotaru
Non-fiction Blue ribbon Michel Bock, Quand la nation débordait les frontières: les minorités françaises dans la pensée de Lionel Groulx
  • Paul Bleteau and Mario Poirier, Le vagabond stoïque: Louis Hémon
  • Gilles Dostaler, Keynes et ses combats
  • Éric Méchoulan, Le livre avalé: de la littérature entre mémoire et culture (XVIe – XVIIIe siècle)
  • Sébastien Vincent, Laissés dans l’ombre: les Québécois engagés volontaires de 39-45 (ou quatorze Québécois racontent leur participation volontaire à la Seconde Guerre mondiale)
Poetry Blue ribbon Jean-Marc Desgent, Vingtièmes siècles
Drama Blue ribbon Geneviève Billette, Le Pays des genoux
Children's literature Blue ribbon Camille Bouchard, Le Ricanement des hyènes
Children's illustration Blue ribbon Isabelle Arsenault, Le cœur de monsieur Gauguin (Marie-Danielle Croteau)
English to French translation Blue ribbon Rachel Martinez, Glenn Gould: une vie (Kevin Bazzana, Wondrous Strange: The Life and Art of Glenn Gould)

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