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The Charles Taylor Prize For Literary Non-Fiction is Canada's most prestigious award for well written non-fiction books. The Governor General will be in attendance on Monday March 5th in Toronto as the $25,000 Award is presented to one author. Five authors are in the running (four of whom are from British Columbia - the fifth author, Andrew Westoll, lives in Ontario).
The 2012 Charles Taylor Prize Finalists and Their Books Are:
Wade Davis for Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest, published by Knopf Canada
Charlotte Gill for Eating Dirt: Deep Forests, Big Timber, and Life with the Tree-Planting Tribe, published by Greystone Books in partnership with the David Suzuki Foundation
J J Lee for The Measure of a Man: The Story of a Father, a Son, and a Suit, published by McClelland & Stewart
Madeline Sonik for Afflictions & Departures: Essays, published by Anvil Press
Andrew Westoll for The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary: A Canadian Story of Resilience and Recovery, published by HarperCollins Publishers
Governor General at luncheon award
Noreen Taylor, founder of the Prize
Five Authors and their Books
The Drama of the Announcement
Interview with Winner
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