Carol Shields

Larry’s Party

Added on January 27, 2012

Larry’s Party Carol Shields Random House, Canada, 1997 This great novel came out three years after Shields’ incredibly successful The Stone Diaries, which won the Governor General’s Award for fiction in Canada and the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award in the U.S. The San Diego Tribune said, The Stone Diaries is [...]

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The Stone Diaries

Added on September 26, 2010

The Stone Diaries Carol Shields Random House, Canada, 1993 This is Carol Shields masterpiece. It is the first novel ever to win both the Canadian Governor General’s Award and the American Pulitzer Prize. Being an American-born naturalized Canadian, she is the first and only author to have been eligible for both. The Stone Diaries also [...]

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Unless – U.S. edition

Added on August 9, 2010

Unless Carol Shields 4th Estate, U.S.A. 2002 Unless was Carol Shields last novel. She died in 2003, a few months after its publication. It was shortlisted for the Giller Prize, the Governor General’s Award, the Booker Prize and the Orange Prize. It won the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize. Like much of her work, Unless is [...]

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