THE LONGLIST FOR THE TWELFTH
CHARLES TAYLOR PRIZE FOR LITERARY NON-FICTION


Just in time for HOLIDAY SHOPPING, Jurors Susanne Boyce, TV broadcast chief, Richard Gwyn, award-winning author and political columnist, and Joseph Kertes, educator and award-winning author, have longlisted the following Canadian-authored titles for the 2013 Taylor Prize:











The longlisted titles for The 2013 Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction are:
1. The Pursuit of Perfection: the life of Celia Franca by Carol Bishop-Gwyn (Toronto), published by Cormorant Books
2. Warlords: Borden, Mackenzie King and Canada's World Wars by Tim Cook (Ottawa), published by Allen Lane
3. Walls: Travels Along the Barricades by Marcello Di Cintio(Calgary), published by Goose Lane Editions
4. Journey with No Maps: A Life of P.K. Page by Sandra Djwa (Vancouver), published by McGill-Queen’s University Press
5. Solar Dance: Van Gogh, Forgery, and the Eclipse of Certainty by Modris Eksteins (Toronto), published by Alfred A. Knopf Canada
6. A Season in Hell: My 130 Days in the Sahara with Al Qaeda by Robert Fowler (Ottawa), published by HarperCollins Publishers
7. Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else by Chrystia Freeland (New York City), published by Doubleday Canada
8. March Forth: The Inspiring True Story Of A Canadian Soldier's Journey Of Love, Hope and Survival by Trevor and Debbie Greene (Nanaimo), published by HarperCollins Publishers
9. Leonardo and The Last Supper by Ross King (Oxford), published by Bond Street Books
10. Working the Dead Beat: 50 Lives that Changed Canada by Sandra Martin (Toronto), published by House of Anansi Press
11. Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith: Religion in American War and Diplomacy by Andrew Preston (Cambridge), published by Alfred A. Knopf Canada
12. What We Talk About When We Talk About War by Noah Richler (Toronto), published by Goose Lane Editions
13. Chronic Condition: Why Canada's Health Care System Needs to be Dragged into the 21st Century by Jeffrey Simpson (Ottawa), published by Allen Lane
14. Epistolophilia: Writing the Life of Ona Simaite by Julija Sukys (Montreal), published by University of Nebraska Press
15. The Universe Within: From Quantum to Cosmos by Neil Turok (Waterloo), published by House of Anansi Press

The 2013 Taylor Prize shortlist will be announced at an event in Toronto on January 9th and the winner will be announced at a gala luncheon and awards ceremony on March 4th.




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KEY
DATES


LONGLIST
FOR THE
2015 PRIZE
ANNOUNCED

Wednesday,
December 10,
2014

SHORTLIST
FOR THE
2015 PRIZE
ANNOUNCED

Wednesday,
January 14,
2015

BEN
MCNALLY’S
AUTHORS BRUNCH

Sunday,
March 1,
2015

2012 WINNER
ANNOUNCED

Monday,
March 2,
2015