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Atwood, Iggy, Kenney, Layton celebrate Trudeau book

The Writers’ Trust of Canada handed out their annual $25,000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for political writing to John English for Just Watch Me: The Life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau, 1968-2000 at the annual Politics and the Pen gala dinner in the Fairmont Château Laurier ballroom. Politics and the Pen is one of Ottawa’s A-list events and and brings out top politicians and authors like Margaret Atwood and Russell Smith.