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Friday, January 7, 2011

Writers' Trust of Canada prize (2009-10)

2010 info from Quill & Quire accessed 1/7/11

2010 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing shortlist
Tim Cook for The Madman and the Butcher: The Sensational Wars of Sam Hughes and General Arthur Currie
Shelagh D. Grant for Polar Imperative: A History of Arctic Sovereignty in North America
Lawrence Martin for Harperland: The Politics of Control
Anna Porter for The Ghosts of Europe: Journeys Through Central Europe’s Troubled Past and Uncertain Future
Doug Saunders for Arrival City: The Final Migration and Our Next World

The winner will be announced on Feb. 16 at the Politics and the Pen Gala in Ottawa.

The 2009 shortlist for the Writers' Trust of Canada prizes, according to the National Post, includes:

Fences in Breathing by Nicole Brossard, translated by Susanne de Lotbinière-Harwood
Generation A by Douglas Coupland
The Golden Mean by Annabel Lyon
Too Much Happiness by Alice Munro -- short stories
Eva's Threepenny Theatre by Andrew Steinmetz

Trauma Farm: A Rebel History of Rural Life by Brian Brett
The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World by Wade Davis
Grass, Sky, Song: Promise and Peril in the World of Grassland Birds by Trevor Herriot
The Dog by the Cradle, the Serpent Beneath: Some Paradoxes of Human-Animal Relationships by Erika Ritter
The Cello Suites: J.S. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the Search for a Baroque Masterpiece by Eric Siblin

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