THE LONGLIST FOR THE ELEVENTH
CHARLES TAYLOR PRIZE FOR LITERARY NON-FICTION


For the first time in the history of The Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction, the trustees announced the jury's longlist. Links to high resolution versions of the covers and links to purchase each title are shown here. For a larger version of the cover of each book, simply click on the version of the cover shown below.









The longlisted titles for The 2012 Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction are:
1. Something Fierce: Memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter by Carmen Aguirre, published by Douglas & McIntyre
2. Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest by Wade Davis, published by Knopf Canada
3. The Patrol: Seven Days in the Life of a Canadian Soldier in Afghanistan by Ryan Flavelle, published by HarperCollins
4. Eating Dirt: Deep Forests, Big Timber, and Life with the Tree-Planting Tribe by Charlotte Gill, published by Greystone Books
5. Nation Maker: Sir John A. MacDonald: His Life, Our Times Volume Two: 1867 – 1891 by Richard Gwyn, published by Random House Canada
6. The Measure of a Man: The Story of a Father, a Son, and a Suit by J. J. Lee, published by McClelland & Stewart
7. Facing the Hunter: Reflections on a Misunderstood Way of Life by David Adams Richards, published by Doubleday Canada
8. Why Not? Fifteen Reasons to Live by Ray Robertson, published by Biblioasis
9. Afflictions and Departures: Essays by Madeline Sonik, published by Anvil Press
10. The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary: A Canadian Story of Resilience and Recovery by Andrew Westoll, published by HarperCollins
11. Bad Animals: A Father’s Accidental Education in Autism by Joel Yanofsky, published by Viking Canada




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KEY
DATES


IFOA / TPL
ROUND TABLE
DISCUSSION

Thursday,
March 2,
2017

BEN
MCNALLY’S
AUTHORS BRUNCH

Sunday,
March 5,
2017

WINNER
FOR THE
2017 PRIZE ANNOUNCED

Monday,
March 6,
2017