Colin McAdam (novelist)
|Alma mater|| • McGill University
• University of Toronto
• University of Cambridge(PhD)
Colin McAdam is a Canadian novelist.
Early life and education
McAdam studied English and classics at McGill University, located in Montreal Quebec; and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario. He received a Doctor of Philosophy degree in English literature from the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England. His PhD thesis is a study of translations of Ancient Greek into English in the Seventeenth Century.
McAdam's first novel, Some Great Thing (2004), won the Books in Canada First Novel Award and was a finalist for the Governor General's Award for English language fiction, the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, the Commonwealth Writers' Prize (Best First Book), and the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize in the United Kingdom.
- Some Great Thing (2004, Harcourt). ISBN 978-0-15-101028-8.
- Fall (2009, Riverhead Books). ISBN 978-1-59448-868-9.
- A Beautiful Truth (2013)
- colinmcadam.com, Official website
- Houpt, Simon (21 November 2013). "Colin McAdam wins Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize for 2013". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 21 November 2013.
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