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Esi Edugyan, for Half-Blood Blues (also nominated for the Booker Prize this year)
Patrick deWitt, for The Sisters Brothers (also nominated for the Booker Prize this year)
Michael Ondaatje, for The Cat’s Table
David Bezmozgis, for The Free World
Zsuzsi Gartner, for Better Living Through Plastic Explosives
Lynn Coady, for The Antagonist
The winner will be announced on November 8. For more information, see this Globe and Mail article.
So, quick poll — who do you think should win? I’m reading Half-Blood Blues right now and LOVE it.