Finalists have been named for the $15,000 Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour. The winner will be announced April 26. This year's shortlisted titles are:
The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt
On the Outside Looking Indian by Rupinder Gill
The Woefield Poultry Collective by Susan Juby
Happiness Economics by Shari
Most of Me by Robyn Michele Levy
The Leacock medal is awarded annually for the best book of humour
written in the previous year by a Canadian. It has been awarded since
1947 and has gone to the likes of Pierre Berton, Robertson Davies, W.O.
Mitchell and Stuart McLean.