English Professor Robert Calder was a double winner at this year's Saskatchewan Book Awards.
His book Beware the British Serpent, the story of the
role British writers like Noel Coward played in propaganda in the
United States during the Second World War, won both the Saskatoon
Book Award and the Scholarly Writing Award. A second Calder book
- A Richer Dust: Family, Memory and the Second World War
- was nominated for the Book of the Year prize and the best non-fiction
The awards were handed out at a dinner Nov. 27 in Regina that featured
Alistair MacLeod, author of the acclaimed No Great Mischief,
as guest speaker.