TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Get to know the authors behind the books
shortlisted for the prestigious Charles Taylor Prize for Literary
Non-Fiction at an unforgettable evening hosted by Kenneth Whyte,
president of Rogers Publishing and presented by Authors at Harbourfront
Centre and Maclean's magazine.
Moderator David Staines engages each author to reveal the stories behind
their books and their writing process.
Carol Bishop-Gwyn talks about The Pursuit of Perfection: A Life of Celia Franca
Tim Cook talks about Warlords: Borden, Mackenzie King, and Canada's World Wars
Sandra Djwa talks about Journey with No Maps: A Life of P.K. Page
Ross King talks about Leonardo and The Last Supper and
Andrew Preston talks about Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith: Religion in American War and
ONE EVENING - FIVE REMARKABLE AUTHORS - Wednesday, February 27th - 7:30 pm Brigantine Room, York Quay Centre, 235 Queen's Quay West
For tickets: http://www.readings.org/?q=weekly/ctp
The Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction is presented by RBC
Wealth Management and commemorates the life and work of the late Charles Taylor, one of
Canada's foremost essayists and a prominent member of the Canadian
literary community. Charles Taylor was a foreign correspondent with The Globe and Mail and the author of four books: Radical Tories; Reporter in Red China; Six Journeys: A Canadian Pattern; and Snow Job.
The Charles Taylor Prize recognizes excellence in Canadian non-fiction
writing and emphasizes the development of the careers of the authors it
celebrates. It is awarded annually to the author whose book best
combines a superb command of the English language, an elegance of
style, and a subtlety of thought and perception. For more information: www.thecharlestaylorprize.ca and on Twitter @taylorprize.
SOURCE: Charles Taylor Prize
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