Wednesday, February 21

2005 Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction Winner and Nominees

2005 Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction Winner

The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness and Greed of John the Painter, First Modern

The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness and Greed of John the Painter, First Modern

John Vaillant

On a bleak winter night in 1997, a British Columbia timber scout named Grant Hadwin committed an act of shocking violence: he destroyed the legendary Golden Spruce of the Queen Charlotte Islands. With its rich colours, towering height and luminous needles,…

2005 Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction Shortlist

Riding with Rilke: Reflections on Motorcycles and Books
Riding with Rilke: Reflections on Motorcycles and Books
Ted Bishop
The Incendiary: The Misadventures Terrorist
The Incendiary: The Misadventures Terrorist
Jessica Warner
The Molly Fire
The Molly Fire
Michael Mitchell
Written in the Flesh: A History of Desire
Written in the Flesh: A History of Desire
Edward Shorter

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