1955 Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction Winner
John A. Macdonald, The Old Chieftain
Donald G. Creighton
John A. Macdonalds flamboyant personality dominated Canadian public life from the years preceding Confederation to the end of the 19th century. Probably the greatest Canadian biography yet published in English – Dictionary of Canadian Biography….
Man’s Emerging Mind
Winner of the Governor Generals Award for non-fiction, Mans Emerging Mind is a startlingly prescient examination of how humanitys evolutionary past shapes not only human nature but the human future. Berrill draws on the findings of paleontology and evol…