The Canadian Booksellers’ Association has announced the nominees for its annual Libris awards for books, publishers, booksellers and authors.
What Lies Across the Water: The Real Story of the Cuban Five is nominated for Nonfiction Book of the Year.
The nominees in the category include:
- The Massey Murder by Charlotte Gray (HarperCollins)
- A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett (Scribner)
- Clearing the Plains: Disease, Politics of Starvation, and the Loss of Aboriginal Life by James Daschuk (University of Regina Press)
- The Lonely End of the Rink: Confessions of a Reluctant Goalie by Grant Lawrence (Douglas & McIntyre)
- The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914 by Margaret MacMillan (Allen Lane Canada)
- Orr: My Story by Bobby Orr (Viking Canada)
- Arthur Erickson: An Architect’s Life by David Stouck (Douglas McIntyre)
- An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth: What Going to Space Taught me About Ingenuity, Determination, and Being Prepared for Anything by Chris Hadfield (Random House Canada)
- The Great Escape by Ted Barris (Dundurn)
- What Lies Across the Water by Stephen Kimber (Fernwood Publishing)
The winner will be announced at an awards gala in June.