THE FINALISTS FOR THE NINTH
CHARLES TAYLOR PRIZE FOR LITERARY NON-FICTION





AT A NEWS CONFERENCE HELD AT Le Meridien King Edward Hotel in downtown Toronto on January 5, 2010, prize juror and author Andrew Cohen announced the finalists for the 2010 Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction. Those finalists are: Ian Brown for his book The Boy in the Moon: A Father’s Search For His Disabled Son, published by Random House Canada; John English for his book Just Watch Me: The Life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau, 1968 – 2000, published by Knopf Canada; Daniel Poliquin for his book Extraordinary Canadians: René Lévesque, published by Penguin Canada; and Kenneth Whyte for his book The Uncrowned King: The Sensational Rise of William Randolph Hearst, published by Random House Canada.
    The prize consists of $25,000 and a crystal trophy for the winning author and $2,000 for each of the runners-up as well as national publicity and promotional support.