Tuesday, November 13, 2012

B.C. National Award for Canadian Non-fiction - longlist

B.C. National Award for Canadian Non-fiction is one of Canada's largest literary prizes. The longlist of comprised of books from across the entire country. From their website:

"The BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction is presented by the British Columbia Achievement Foundation, an independent foundation established and endowed by the Province of British Columbia in 2003 to celebrate excellence in the arts, humanities, enterprise and community service. This is the ninth year in which the award will be presented."

A Geography of Blood: unearthing memory from a prairie landscape
by Candace Savage

A Season in Hell: my 130 days in the Sahara with Al Qaeda
by Robert Fowler

A Thousand Farewells: a reporter's journey from refugee camp to the Arab Spring
by Nahlah Ayed

Here We Are Among the Living: a memoir in emails
by Samantha Bernstein

Pinboy: a memoir

by George Bowering

Solar Dance: genius, forgery and the Crisis of Truth in the modern age
by Modris Eksteins

Straphanger: saving our cities and ourselves from the automobile
by Taras Grescoe

Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith: religion in American war and diplomacy
by Andrew Preston

The Last Viking: the life of Roald Amundsen 
by Stephen R. Bown

Walls: travels along the barricades
by Marcello Di Cintio

Last year's winner was Charlotte Gill's Eating Dirt: deep forests, big timber, and life with the tree-planting tribe

No comments:

Post a Comment