Charles Taylor Prize 2013: Which book should win?

charles-taylor-logo-150.jpgEach year, the Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction is awarded to an outstanding book of non-fiction by a Canadian author, with past winners including Wayne Johnston, Carol Shields and J.B. MacKinnon. This year's shortlisted books explore a wide range of subjects, including the role of faith in American foreign policy, the life of one of Canada's foremost poets and a celebrated artist's greatest masterpiece. The $25,000 prize will be presented at a gala in Toronto on Monday, March 4.

In the meantime, we want to give you a chance to weigh in on which book should win the prestigious award! Make your choice in the poll below. You'll be entered into a random draw for a chance to win one of three sets of this year's shortlisted books or the grand prize of a Kobo e-reader that comes with a code to download the e-book versions! You have until 10 a.m. ET on Monday, March 4, to enter.'s contest rules are available here.

Explore this year's shortlisted books through videos, interviews, readings and excerpts at our Charles Taylor Prize 2013 page