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Book awards: Charles Taylor Prize finalist

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Works (67)

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Always give a penny to a blind man : a memoir by Eric Wright2000
A Clearing In The Distance: Frederick Law Olmsted and America in the 19th Century by Witold Rybczynski2000
Losing the Dead by Lisa Appignanesi2000
Paper Shadows: A Memoir of a Past Lost and Found by Wayson Choy2000
The Warrior's Honor by Michael Ignatieff2000
The Geometry of Love: Space, Time, Mystery, and Meaning in an Ordinary Church by Margaret Visser2002
Notes from the Hyena's Belly: An Ethiopian Boyhood by Nega Mezlekia2002
The Spinster and the Prophet: H.G. Wells, Florence Deeks, and the Case of the Plagiarized Text by A. B. McKillop2002
Things That Must Not Be Forgotten by Michael David Kwan2002
Time Lord: The Remarkable Canadian Who Missed His Train and Changed the World by Clark Blaise2002
If This Is Your Land, Where Are Your Stories?: Finding Common Ground by J. Edward Chamberlin2004
In the Shadow of Silence: From Hitler Youth to Allied Internment by Gertrud Mackprang Baer2004
Lake of the Prairies by Warren Cariou2004
Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the World by Margaret MacMillan2004
Acquainted with the Night: Excursions Through the World After Dark by Christopher Dewdney2005
A War Against Truth: An Intimate Account of the Invasion of Iraq by Paul William Roberts2005
What the Stones Remember: A Life Rediscovered by Patrick Lane2005
The Boys: Or, Waiting for the Electrician's Daughter by John Terpstra2006
Curse of The Narrows: The Halifax Disaster of 1917 by Laura M. Mac Donald2006
The Greek for Love: A Memoir of Sorrow and Joy by James Chatto2006
Citizen of the World: The Life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Volume One: 1919-1968 by John English2007
The Judgment of Paris: The Revolutionary Decade That Gave the World Impressionism by Ross King2007
The Film Club: A True Story of a Father and a Son by David Gilmour2008
From Harvey River: A Memoir of My Mother and Her Island by Lorna Goodison2008
Kasztner's Train: The True Story of an Unknown Hero of the Holocaust by Anna Porter2008
Lost Genius: The Curious and Tragic Story of an Extraordinary Musical Prodigy by Kevin Bazzana2008
Angel of Vengeance: The "Girl Assassin," the Governor of St. Petersburg, and Russia's Revolutionary World by Ana Siljak2009
Sugar: A Bittersweet History by Elizabeth Abbott2009
Just Watch Me: The Life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau: 1968-2000 by John English2010
René Lévesque by Daniel Poliquin2010
The Uncrowned King: The Sensational Rise of William Randolph Hearst by Kenneth Whyte2010
Defiant Spirits: The Modernist Revolution of the Group of Seven by Ross King2011
The Geography of Arrival by George Sipos2011
The Love Queen of Malabar: Memoir of a Friendship with Kamala Das by Merrily Weisbord2011
On the Farm: Robert William Pickton and the Tragic Story of Vancouver's Missing Women by Stevie Cameron2011
Afflictions and Departures by Madeline Sonik2012
Eating Dirt: Deep Forests, Big Timber, and Life with the Tree-Planting Tribe by Charlotte Gill2012
Into the silence by Wade Davis2012
The Measure of a Man: The Story of a Father, a Son, and a Suit by JJ Lee2012
Journey with No Maps: A Life of P.K. Page by Sandra Djwa2013
Leonardo and the Last Supper by Ross King2013
The Pursuit of Perfection: A Life of Celia Franca by Carol Bishop-Gwyn2013
Warlords: Borden, Mackenzie King and Canada's World Wars [Hardcover] by Tim Cook2013
Arthur Erickson: An Architect's Life by David Stouck2014
The Dogs Are Eating Them Now: Our War in Afghanistan by Graeme Smith2014
The Massey Murder: A Maid, Her Master and the Trial that Shocked a Country by Charlotte Gray2014
The Once and Future World: Nature As It Was, As It Is, As It Could Be by J. B. MacKinnon2014
And Home Was Kariakoo: A Memoir of East Africa by M. G. Vassanji2015
Boundless: Tracing Land and Dream in a New Northwest Passage by Kathleen Winter2015
The Last Asylum by Barbara Taylor2015
One Day in August: The Untold Story Behind Canada's Tragedy at Dieppe by David O'Keefe2015
Dispatches from the Front: The Life of Matthew Halton, Canada's Voice at War by David Halton2016
The Reason You Walk: A Memoir by Wab Kinew2016
Sixty: A Diary of My Sixty-First Year: The Beginning of the End, or the End of the Beginning? by Ian Brown2016
This Is Happy by Camilla Gibb2016
By Chance Alone: A Remarkable True Story of Courage and Survival at Auschwitz by Max Eisen2017
Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World by Marc Raboy2017
Pumpkinflowers: A Soldier's Story by Matti Friedman2017
This Is Not My Life: A Memoir of Love, Prison, and Other Complications by Diane Schoemperlen2017
In the Name of Humanity by Max Wallace2018
Island of the Blue Foxes: Disaster and Triumph on the World's Greatest Scientific Expedition (A Merloyd Lawrence Book) by Stephen R. Bown2018
Life on the Ground Floor by James Maskalyk2018
Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City by Tanya Talaganot in English Common Knowledge2018
All Things Consoled: A daughter's memoir by Elizabeth Hay2019
Jan in 35 Pieces: A Memoir in Music by Ian Hampton2019
Just Let Me Look at You: On Fatherhood by Bill Gaston2019
Mamaskatch: A Cree Coming of Age by Darrel J. McLeod2019

Award description

RBC TAYLOR PRIZE commemorates Charles Taylor’s pursuit of excellence in the field of literary non-fiction. The Prize will be awarded to the author whose book best combines a superb command of the English language, an elegance of style, and a subtlety of thought and perception. The Prize consists of $25,000 for the winner and $2,000 for each of the runners up.

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