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BookNet bestsellers: Canadian fiction

The Scotiabank Giller Prize effect has proven its power, with all five 2012 shortlisted titles making appearances on this week’s bestseller list.

For the two weeks ending Nov. 11:

1. 419, Will Ferguson
(Viking Canada, $32 cl, 9780670064717)

2. Revenge of the Vinyl Café, Stuart McLean
(Viking Canada, $32 cl, 9780670064748)

3. Life of Pi (movie tie-in edition), Yann Martel
(Vintage Canada, $21 pa, 9780307363053)

4. Dear Life, Alice Munro
(McClelland & Stewart, $32.99 cl, 9780771064869)

5. The Imposter Bride, Nancy Richler
(HarperCollins Canada, $17.99 pa, 9781443404037)

6. Ru, Kim Thúy; Sheila Fischman, trans.
(Vintage Canada, $18.95 pa, 9780307359711)

7. Inside, Alix Ohlin
(House of Anansi Press, $22.95 pa, 9781770892064)

8. Up and Down, Terry Fallis
(M&S, $22.99 pa, 9780771047961)

9. The Cat’s Table, Michael Ondaatje
(Vintage Canada, $22 pa, 9780307401427)

10. Gabriel’s Inferno, Sylvain Reynard
(Berkley/Penguin, $17 pa, 9780425265963)

11. Gabriel’s Rapture, Sylvain Reynard
(Berkley/Penguin, $17 pa, 9780425265956)

12. The Renegade, Jack Whyte
(Viking Canada, $34 cl, 9780670068470)

13. The Town That Drowned, Riel Nason
(Goose Lane Editions, $19.95 pa, 9780864926401)

14. Trust Your Eyes, Linwood Barclay
(Doubleday Canada, $22 pa, 9780385669573)

15. The Sisters Brothers, Patrick deWitt
(Anansi, $22.95 pa, 9781770890329)

16. Beware This Boy, Maureen Jennings
(M&S, $24.99 pa, 9780771043130)

17. Another Angel of Love, Henry Ripplinger
(Pio-Seelos Books, $21.95 pa, 9780986542428)

18. Life of Pi, Yann Martel
(Vintage Canada, $21 pa, 9780676973778)

19. The Buckshaw Chronicles, Volume 1, Alan Bradley
(Anchor Canada, $29.95 pa, 9780385678889)

20. Whirl Away, Russell Wangersky
(Thomas Allen Publishers, $21.95 pa, 9780887629365)