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Alison Pick’s best-selling novel Far To Go was nominated for the Man Booker Prize and won the Canadian Jewish Book Award. It was a Top 10 Book of 2010 at NOW magazine and the Toronto Star, and was published to international acclaim. Alison was the winner of the 2002 Bronwen Wallace Award for the most promising writer in Canada under 35. Currently on Faculty at the Humber School for Writers and the Banff Centre for the Arts, she lives and writes in Toronto.

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Alison’s Books:

Strangers With The Same Dream

Strangers with the Same Dream KC cover

Knopf Canada, August 2017

Headline UK, 2018




Between Gods

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Doubleday Canada, September 2014

HarperCollins US, Fall 2015

Headline UK, Fall 2015

Winner of the Canadian Jewish Book Award

2015 Nominee for the Forest of Reading® Evergreen Award™

Shortlisted for the BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction

A Globe and Mail Best Book of the Year 2014

A CBC Best Book of 2014

Far To Go

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House of Anansi, Canada, Fall 2010

Harper Perennial, US, Fall 2011

Headline, UK

Orlando, The Netherlands

Sperling & Kupfer, Italy

Boreal, Quebec

Argo, Czech Republic

Paz e Terra, Brazil

Winner of the 2010 Words Worthy Award

Toronto Star Top Ten Books of the Year 2010

NOW magazine Top Ten Books of the Year 2010

Longlisted for the CBC Canada Reads Best Books of the Decade

Winner of the 2011 Helen and Stan Vine Canadian Jewish Book Award for fiction

Longlisted for the 2011 Man Booker Prize

The Sweet Edge

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Raincoast Books, Canada, September 2005