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Shortlist for the Speakers Book Award Announced

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Unlikely Radicals, by Charlie Angus

There's one more week left in the Read Ontario promotion — just enough time to enter to win an amazing prize pack of 42 Ontario books, including Charlie Angus's Unlikely Radicals: The Story of the Adams Mine Dump War (BTL Books). Charlie Angus has just been nominated for the 2013 Speaker's Book Award. The Speakers Book Award is a prestigious prize that celebrates Ontario books "reflecting the diverse culture and rich history of the province and of its residents." You can read Charlie Angus's Read Ontario feature here.

Congratulations to all the nominees:

  • Charlie Angus, Unlikely Radicals: The Story of the Adams Mine Dump War (BTL Books)
  • Harry Barrett, Port Dover's Nursing Sisters of World War I (Who-Did-It-Club)
  • Arlene Chan, The Chinese in Toronto from 1878 (Dundurn Press)
  • M. Jane Fairburn, Along the Shore: Rediscovering Toronto's Waterfront Heritage (ECW Press)
  • Edward Keenan, Some Great Idea: Good Neighbourhoods, Crazy Politics and the Invention of Toronto (Coach House Books)
  • Peggy Dymond Leavey, Laura Secord (Dundurn Press)
  • Roy McMurtry, Memoirs and Reflections (U of T Press)
  • Laura Elizabeth Pinto, Curriculum Reform in Ontario: 'Common Sense' Policy Processes and Democratic Possibilities (U of T Press)
  • Paul-François Sylvestre, L'Ontario français, quatre siècles d'histoire (French Ontario, Four Centuries of History) (Éditions David)
  • David Tsubouchi, Gambatte: Generations of Perseverance and Politics, a Memoir (ECW Press)
  • Gerald Tulchinsky, Joe Salsberg: A Life of Commitment (U of T Press)

The winners will be announced at an awards reception at the Ontario Legislature this coming spring. The winning books will be featured at the Legislative Assembly Gift Shop and in the Legislative Library.

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