THE LONGLIST FOR THE THIRTEENTH RBC TAYLOR PRIZE

Just in time for HOLIDAY SHOPPING, Jurors Coral Ann Howells (Can Lit professor and critic based in the UK) and Torontonians James Polk, editor, publisher and arts consultant; and Andrew Westoll, writer, lecturer and previous Taylor Prize winner, have longlisted the following Canadian-authored titles for the 2014 RBC Taylor Prize.









The longlisted titles for The 2014 RBC Taylor Prize:
1. The Juggler's Children: A Journey in Family, Legend and the Genes that Bind Us by Carolyn Abraham (Toronto, Ontario), published by Random House Canada
2. The Massey Murder: A Maid, Her Master and the Trial that Shocked a Country by Charlotte Gray (Ottawa, Ontario), published by HarperCollins
3. Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark: The West Versus the Rest Since Confederation by Mary Janigan (Toronto, Ontario), published by Vintage Canada
4. The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America by Thomas King (Guelph, Ontario), published by Doubleday Canada
5. The Once and Future World: Nature As it Was, As it Is, As it Could Be by J.B. MacKinnon (Vancouver, BC), published by Random House Canada
6. The War that Ended Peace: The Road to 1914 by Margaret MacMillan (Oxford, England), published by Allen Lane
7. How Architecture Works: A Humanist’s Toolkit by Witold Rybczynski (Philadelphia, PA), published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux
8. The Dogs are Eating Them Now: Our War in Afghanistan by Graeme Smith (Afghanistan), published by Knopf Canada
9. Arthur Erickson: An Architect’s Life by David Stouck (Vancouver, BC), published by Douglas & McIntyre
10. Without Honour: The True Story of the Shafia Family and the Kingston Canal Murders by Rob Tripp (Calgary, Alberta), published by HarperCollins
11. Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter: Growing Up with a Gay Dad by Alison Wearing (Stratford, Ontario), published by Knopf Canada
12. Little Ship of Fools: 16 Rowers, 1 Improbable Boat, 7 Tumultuous Weeks on the Atlantic by Charles Wilkins (Thunder Bay, Ontario), published by Greystone Books

The 2014 RBC Taylor Prize shortlist will be announced at an event in Toronto on January 15th and the winner will be announced at a gala luncheon and awards ceremony on March 10th.




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KEY
DATES


LONGLIST
FOR THE
2014 PRIZE
ANNOUNCED

Wednesday,
December 11,
2013

SHORTLIST
FOR THE
2014 PRIZE
ANNOUNCED

Wednesday,
January 15,
2014

BEN
MCNALLY’S
AUTHORS BRUNCH

Sunday,
March 9,
2014

2014 WINNER
ANNOUNCED

Monday,
March 10,
2014