THE LONGLIST FOR THE FOURTEENTH RBC TAYLOR PRIZE

AFTER GREAT DELIBERATION and just in time for holiday shopping, this year’s jurors, Ms. Kevin Garland, Martin Levin, and Andrew Preston, revealed their longlist for the 2015 prize.









The longlisted titles for The 2015 RBC Taylor Prize:
1. The Necessary War, Volume One by TIM COOK (Ottawa, Ontario), published by Penguin Canada
2. The End of Absence: Reclaiming What We’ve Lost in a World of Constant Connection by MICHAEL HARRIS (Toronto, Ontario), published by HarperCollins Canada
3. They Left Us Everything by PLUM JOHNSON (Toronto, Ontario), published by Penguin Canada
4. This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate by NAOMI KLEIN (Toronto, Ontario), published by Knopf Canada
5. Berlin: Imagine a City by RORY MacLEAN (London, England), published by Hachette Book Group Canada
6. Happy City by CHARLES MONTGOMERY (Vancouver, British Columbia), published by Doubleday Canada
7. One Day in August: The Untold Story Behind Canada’s Tragedy at Dieppe by DAVID O’KEEFE (Montreal, Quebec), published by Random House Canada
8. Warsaw 1944: Hitler, Himmler, and the Warsaw Uprising by ALEXANDRA RICHIE (Warsaw, Poland), published by HarperCollins Canada
9. Puckstruck: Distracted, Delighted and Distressed by Canada’s Hockey Obsession by STEPHEN SMITH (Toronto, Ontario), published by Greystone Books
10. The Last Asylum: A Memoir of Madness in our Times by BARBARA TAYLOR (London, England), published by Hamish Hamilton Canada
11. And Home Was Kariakoo: A Memoir of East Africa by M. G. VASSANJI (Toronto, Ontario), published by Doubleday Canada
12. Boundless by KATHLEEN WINTER (Montreal, Quebec), published by House of Anansi Press

The 2015 RBC Taylor Prize shortlist will be announced at an event in Toronto on January 14th and the winner will be announced at a gala luncheon and awards ceremony on March 2nd.




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KEY
DATES


LONGLIST
FOR THE
2017 PRIZE
ANNOUNCED

Wednesday,
November 30,
2016

SHORTLIST
FOR THE
2017 PRIZE
ANNOUNCED

Wednesday,
January 11,
2017

BEN
MCNALLY’S
AUTHORS BRUNCH

Sunday,
March 5,
2017

WINNER
FOR THE
2017 PRIZE ANNOUNCED

Monday,
March 6,
2017