Podcast: Talking with the who’s who in Canadian non-fiction

Dr. Staines in conversation with the Charles Taylor Prize nominees

2013's five finalists: Tim Cook, Carol Bishop-Gwyn, Sandra Djwa, Ross King and Andrew Preston (Photography by Cole Garside)

The Harbourfront Centre hosted a panel discussion with all five finalists for the Charles Taylor Prize for literary non-fiction on Feb. 27. Have a listen to their chat, moderated by Dr. David Staines, professor of English at the University of Ottawa and a trustee of the Charles Taylor Foundation, and hosted by Kenneth Whyte, president of Rogers Publishing Limited. The winner of the $25,000 award will be announced on March 4, 2013.

Find all of our Charles Taylor coverage here, or by author below: 

  • Tim Cook, Warlords: Borden, Mackenzie King, and Canada’s World Wars
  • Sandra Djwa, Journey with No Maps: A Life of P.K. Page
  • Andrew Preston, Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith: Religion in American War and Diplomacy
  • Ross King, Leonardo and the Last Supper
  • Carol Bishop-Gwyn, The Pursuit of Perfection: A Life of Celia Franca


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