Douglas & McIntyre has received many accolades for its high-quality publishing. Browse our full list of award-winning books.
Our list of award-winning cookbooks keeps growing every year. Recent winners include Vij's at Home, which won the 2010 Gourmand International World Cookbook Awards for Best Indian Cuisine Book in Canada. Araxi: Seasonal Recipes from the Celebrated Whistler Restaurant won the 2009 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards for Best Chef Book in Canada, and Blue Water Cafe Seafood Cookbook won the 2009 Gourmand World Cookbook Award for Best Fish and Seafood Book in Canada.
In non-fiction, Anna Porter's The Ghosts of Europe won the 2010 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing and Shelagh D. Grant's Polar Imperative won the 2011 Lionel Gelber Prize, making her the first woman ever to have done so. Stephen Bown’s book Madness, Betrayal and the Lash: The Epic Voyage of Captain George Vancouver, won the 2009 BC Booksellers’ Choice Award in Honour of Bill Duthie, and was a finalist for the Canadian Authors Association’s Lela Common Award for Canadian History.
Northern Armageddon: The Battle of the Plains of Abraham, by D. Peter MacLeod, was a finalist for both the J.W. Dafoe Foundation Book Prize, and the Ottawa Book Award in the non-fiction category.
Historical Atlas of Toronto, by Derek Hayes, won the 2009 Heritage Toronto Book Award.
In fiction, Wildlives, written by Monique Proulx and translated by David Homel and Fred Reed, was nominated for both the prestigious Governor General’s Literary Award for Translation and the Quebec Writers’ Federation Award for Translation. And of course, in 2010, Douglas & McIntyre acquired the paperback publishing rights to Johanna Skibsrud's The Sentimentalists, which had just won the Scotiabank Giller Prize.
To learn more about our other award winning books please consult the list below or browse our full list of award-winning books.
Douglas & McIntyre Award Winners
Nominated for the Scotiabank Giller Prize
A Secret Between Us has been nominated for the 2007 Scotiabank Giller Prize, Canada's richest literary prize. The winner will be announced November 6, 2007.More about A Secret Between Us >>
Dartmouth Book Award for Non-fiction
A Race for Real Sailors is the winner of the 2007 Dartmouth Book Award for Non-fiction.More about A Race for Real Sailors >>
Canadian Nautical Research Society's Keith Matthews Book Award
A Race for Real Sailors is the winner of the 2006 Canadian Nautical Research Society's Keith Matthews Book Award.More about A Race for Real Sailors >>
Melva J. Dwyer Award
Emily Carr is the winner of the 2007 Melva J. Dwyer Award for outstanding art books.More about Emily Carr >>
Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-fiction
Dead Man in Paradise is the recipient of the 2006 Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-fiction.More about Dead Man in Paradise >>
Alcuin Society Award for Excellence in Book Design: 1st Place
Vij's is the recipient of 1st prize in the Reference category of the 2006 Alcuin Society Book Design Awards.More about Vij's >>
Winner of Barbara Jo's First Annual Cookbook Award
Vij's is the winner of Barbara Jo's First Annual Cookbook Award.More about Vij's >>
Winner of the Ottawa Book Award for French Fiction
La Kermesse, the original French-language edition of A Secret Between Us , published by L'Editions du Boreal, is the winner of the 2007 Ottawa Book Award in the French Fiction category.More about A Secret Between Us >>
Alcuin Society Award for Excellence in Book Design
A Good Death has won 1st place in the Prose Fiction category of the 2006 Alcuin Society Book Design Awards.More about A Good Death >>
Ontario Library Association's Evergreen Award
A Good Death has been nominated for the 2007 Evergreen Award, coordinated by the Ontario Library Association. The award winner will be announced in November 2007.More about A Good Death >>
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