And the finalists for the Writers Trust of Canada $60,000 non-fiction literary award are …

  • Charles Foran Mordecai: The Life & Times
  • Charlotte Gill Eating Dirt: Deep Forests, Big Timber, and Life with the Tree-Planting Tribe
  • Richard Gwyn – Nation Maker: Sir John A. Macdonald: His Life, Our Times; Volume Two: 1867-1891
  • Grant Lawrence Adventures in Solitude: What Not to Wear to a Nudist Potluck and Other Stories from Desolation Sound
  • Ray Robertson Why Not? Fifteen Reasons to Live

The prize winner will be announced November 1st.