Feet, Don't Fail Me Now Launch Party
Join Ben Kaplan for the launch of his book Feet, Don't Fail Me Now. The evening will include great music, celebrity guests, and sneaker giveaways.
Wednesday, January 15th, 7pm
The Samuel J. Moore
1087 Queen Street West
November 21, 2013 - Greystone Books is thrilled to announce that journalist and author Andrew Nikiforuk is the recipient of the Writers’ Trust Awards 2013 Matt Cohen Award: In Celebration of a Writing Life.
Greystone has been honoured to publish, in partnership with the David Suzuki Foundation, three books by Andrew Nikiforuk: Empire of the Beetle, a Governor General’s nominee for non-fiction in 2011. Tar Sands, a national bestseller that won the 2009 Rachel Carson Environment Book Award, and was listed as a finalist for the Grantham Prize for Excellence In Reporting on the Environment. His latest book, The Energy of Slaves, poses the argument that the energy institution of slavery has shaped our careless use of fossil fuels.
The Matt Cohen Award recognizes a lifetime of distinguished work by a Canadian writer. The jury cited that “As a journalist and author of major investigative books, Nikiforuk cares deeply about accuracy, government accountability and the cumulative impacts of policies that affect all citizens.” You can read more about the award here.
We are pleased to announce Living Me to We has been nominated for the 2013 White Pine Award for non-fiction as part of the Forest of Reading Award program. Voting runs through the month of April, and the winner will be announced in a ceremony on May 14th, 2014 in Toronto. The White Pine Award celebrates Canadian books for teenagers in grades 9-12. The award is presented by the Ontario Library Association.
September 11th, 2013 - Lorna Crozier's The Book of Marvels: A Compendium of Everyday Things has been shortlisted for the Victoria Butler Book Prize! The book is a series of playful and startling prose meditations by one of Canada’s best loved writers, in which she investigates the mystery of everyday objects. Experience a tumble through the looking glass and listen to Lorna read from the book in this series of videos.
Candace Savage’s A Geography of Blood, a haunting portrait of the Cypress Hills and the dark secrets they hold, won the 2012 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction and the Saskatchewan Book Award.
Charlotte Gill’s portrayal of her years as a tree planter, Eating Dirt, has received many accolades. It won the B.C. National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction for 2011 and the ForeWord Editor’s Choice Book of the Year for 2012 and was also named a Globe 100 Best Book.