Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Charles Taylor Non-Fiction Prize short list announced

And it is short: three books. And all three are histories this year.
Sugar: A Bittersweet History by Elizabeth Abbott (Penguin Canada)
Shock Troops: Canadians Fighting the Great War, 1917-1918, Volume Two by Tim Cook (Viking Canada)
Angel of Vengeance: The “Girl Assassin,” the Governor of St. Petersburg, and Russia’s Revolutionary World by Ana Siljak (St. Martin’s Press/H.B. Fenn)
Quill and Quire has reviews.
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