Friday, February 18, 2011
Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing winner
The winner of the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing is Anna Porter for The Ghosts of Europe. "Now in its eleventh year, the prize is awarded annually to a non-fiction book that captures a political subject of interest to Canadian readers and enhances our understanding of the issue. The winning work combines compelling new insights with depth of research and is of significant literary merit. Strong consideration is given to books that, in the opinion of the jury, have the potential to shape or influence Canadian political life"