The Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction finalists were announced on September 28. The award celebrates literary nonfiction books by Canadian writers.
This year, five books have been nominated:
A Disappearance in Damascus: A Story of Friendship and Survival in a Time of War by Deborah Campbell
The author of the winning book will receive $60,000. Each of the finalists takes home $5,000.
The winner will be announced on November 2, 2016.