/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Media are invited to cover The Charles
Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction 2010 Winner Announcement Luncheon/

    
                             Monday, February 8
                   Le Meridien King Edward Hotel, Toronto

                 Reception 11:30 a.m. - Luncheon 12:00 p.m.
                       2010 Winner Announcement 1:00 pm
    

TORONTO, Feb. 1 /CNW/ -

    
    What:  Join host Paula Todd at the 2010 Charles Taylor Prize for Literary
           Non-Fiction Author Luncheon and celebrate this year's finalists,
           learn about this year's short listed books, and capture the
           excitement when jurors announce the winner of Canada's most
           prestigious literary non-fiction award.

    Where: Le Meridien King Edward Hotel, Sovereign Ballroom, Main Level, 37
           King St. E., Toronto

                             2010 CTP Finalists:

                                  Ian Brown
        for The Boy in the Moon: A Father's Search for his Disabled Son
                            (Random House Canada)

                                 John English
       for Just Watch Me: The Life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau, 1968 - 2000
                               (Knopf Canada)

                               Daniel Poliquin
                     for René Lévesque (Penguin Canada)

                                Kenneth Whyte
        for The Uncrowned King: The Sensational Rise of William Randolph
                         Hearst (Random House Canada)

            Prize Jurors and Spokespersons available for comment:
    Award-winning author Andrew Cohen (Ottawa); Tim Cook (Ottawa), winner
    of the 2009 Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction; and award-
                winning translator Sheila Fischman (Montréal)
                          Prize Chair Noreen Taylor
                   Charles Taylor Prize Foundation Trustees
    

Established in 2000 to commemorate one of Canada's foremost essayists, the late Charles Taylor; this national book award recognizes excellence in Canadian writing. Now in its 9th year, the Charles Taylor Prize is presented annually to a Canadian author whose book best demonstrates a superb command of the English language, an elegance of style and a subtlety of thought and perception. www.thecharlestaylorprize.ca

SOURCE Charles Taylor Prize

For further information: For further information: MEDIA: For seating or to arrange interviews contact Stephen Weir & Associates: Stephen Weir, (416) 489-5868, cell: (416) 801-3101, stephen@stephenweir.com; Linda Crane, (905) 257-6033, cell: (416) 727-0112, cranepr@cogeco.ca

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