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The Best of Canadian Nonfiction

Nominees for the Governor-General's Award and the Writers' Trust of Canada have been named.  A few lucky titles found themselves on both lists.  All titles are available at the library.  Check them out!

2009 Governor General's Literary Awards Finalists - Nonfiction

Fire and Fury / by Randall Hansen (Toronto)

Grass, Sky, Song: Promise and Peril in the World of Grassland Birds / by Trevor Herriot (Regina)

American Raj: Liberation or Domination? / by Eric S. Margolis (Toronto)

The Cello Suites: J. S. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the Search for a Baroque Masterpiece / by Eric Siblin (Westmount, Quebec)

A Place Within: Rediscovering India / by M. G. Vassanji (Toronto)

 

Writers' Trust of Canada Nonfiction Prize - 2009 Finalists

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