Jon Tattrie author shot

Day Trips from Halifax by Jon Tattrie has been voted third-best book in The Coast's annual Best Of edition. It is one of a long list of accolades for the bestselling title.

"This is the ultimate day trip guide and Jon Tattrie — a Nova Scotia born-and-bred journalist, author and off-the-tourist-trail explorer — is your ultimate guide," says Stephen Kimber, Professor of Journalism, University of King's College and author of What Lies Across the Water: The Real Story of the Cuban Five

Jon Tattrie is a journalist and author of three books. The Hermit of Africville was a finalist for the 2010 Democracy 250 Atlantic Book Award for Historical Writing. Tattrie lives in Halifax with his wife and young child.