Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing Winners

First awarded in 2000, the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize is awarded annually for a book of literary nonfiction that captures a political subject of relevanc ...more

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Seven Fallen Feathers: Raci...

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Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing (2017)
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Brown: What Being Brown in ...

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4.04 avg rating — 347 ratings
Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing (2016)
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Stephen Harper

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4.12 avg rating — 240 ratings
Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing (2015)
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Enlightenment 2.0: Restorin...

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4.08 avg rating — 260 ratings
Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing (2014)
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The Longer I'm Prime Minist...

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4.09 avg rating — 391 ratings
Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing (2013)
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Walls: Travels Along the Ba...

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3.92 avg rating — 254 ratings
Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing (2012)
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Nation Maker: Sir John A. M...

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4.28 avg rating — 280 ratings
Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing (2011)
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The Ghosts of Europe: Centr...

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Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing (2010)
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Just Watch Me: The Life of ...

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4.08 avg rating — 334 ratings
Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing (2009)
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An Imperfect Offering: Huma...

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Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing (2008)
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The Unexpected War: Canada ...

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3.75 avg rating — 55 ratings
Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing (2007)
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Young Trudeau: 1919-1944: S...

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Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing (2006)
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The Drug Trial: Nancy Olivi...

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Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing (2005)
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Dark Age Ahead

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Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing (2004)
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Shake Hands with the Devil:...

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Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing (2003)
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Fights of Our Lives: Electi...

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Le Roman Colonial

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Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing (2001)
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Long Shadows: Truth, Lies a...

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Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing (2000)
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Out Standing in the Field

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Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing Nominee (2017)
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All We Leave Behind: A Repo...

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Unbuttoned: A History of Ma...

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The Candidate: Fear and Loa...

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3.49 avg rating — 88 ratings
Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing Nominee (2016)
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Turmoil, as Usual: Politics...

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The Vimy Trap

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Life Sentence

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The Right To Be Cold: One W...

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Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing Nominee (2015)
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O.D. Skelton: A Portrait of...

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Slick Water: Fracking and O...

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Grit: The Life and Politics...

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The Comeback

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Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing Nominee (2014)
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