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THE ENDLESS BATTLE Author Andy Flanagan Shortlisted for the Democracy 250 Atlantic Book Award for Historical Writing

The Atlantic Book Awards Society announced the shortlist for the twelve different book prizes comprising the 2018 Atlantic Book Awards. Among the nominated titles, New Brunswick author Andy Flanagan has been shortlisted for the Democracy 250 Atlantic Book Award for Historical Writing for his book The Endless Battle: The Fall of Hong Kong and Canadian POWs in Imperial Japan.

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The MoMA Presents: Aloha Wanderwell, The World’s Most Widely Traveled Woman

This Saturday, January 27, 2018, an illustrated lecture about Aloha Wanderwell’s dramatic life and fabulous adventures will happen in New York at the Museum of Modern Arts’ international festival of newly preserved films, “To Save and Project.”
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Sir John’s Table wins 2016 Taste Canada Award

The best culinary writers in the country were celebrated in Toronto last night at the 2016 Taste Canada Awards. Bestowed annually since 1997, the Taste Canada Awards showcase world-class, Canadian culinary writing.

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Sir John’s Table Shortlisted for 2016 Taste Canada Award

The nominees for the 2016 Taste Canada Awards were announced yesterday. Bestowed annually since 1997, the Taste Canada Awards showcases world-class, Canadian culinary writing. Included in this year’s shortlist for Culinary Narratives is Sir John’s Table: The Culinary Life and Times of Canada’s First Prime Minister by Lindy Mechefske.

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Debra Komar wins 2016 Canadian Author Award

The winners of the 2016 Canadian Authors Awards

were announced on Saturday at Toronto's Harbourfront Centre during the Canadian Writers' Summit.

Included in this year’s recipients was The Bastard of Fort Stikine: The Hudson's Bay Company and the Murder of John McLoughlin, Jr., which won the 2016 Canadian Authors Award for Canadian History.

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