March 06, 2017
Ross King wins 2017 RBC Taylor Prize for Monet Biography
Ross King received a standing ovation this afternoon in Toronto when his name was announced as the winner of the 16th annual RBC Taylor Prize for Non-fiction.His winning book, Mad Enchantment: Claude ...
March 06, 2017
Special Feature: The RBC Taylor Prize Finalists on Non-Fiction
Today in Toronto, the 2017 RBC Taylor Prize for Non-Fiction will be presented to one of five shortlisted authors. This year's list is focused on personal stories, with memoirs from a Holocaust survivor, ...
February 27, 2017
Featured Video: Matti Friedman on his RBC Taylor Prize nominated military memoir
After moving to Israel from Toronto as a teen, Matti Friedman served three years in the Israeli army. Part of a small group charged with holding a remote Lebanon hilltop (codename "The Pumpkin") Friedman's ...
February 22, 2017
Featured Video: Ross King on his RBC Taylor Prize nominated Monet Biography
It's one of the most iconic series of paintings in the world: Monet's water lilies series, huge watercolour canvases that are instantly recognizable, even to those outside the art world. But the story ...
February 16, 2017
Featured Video: Marc Raboy on his RBC Taylor Prize nominated Marconi Biography
The idea of the radio as cutting edge technology may seem quaint in 2017, but it's almost impossible to overestimate the impact Marconi's invention had on the world. From commodities trading, with markets ...
February 14, 2017
Contest! Fill Your Nonfiction Reading List with a Full Set of the RBC Taylor Prize Finalist Books!
Are you a non-fiction lover? If so, you won't want to miss our contest in partnership with the RBC Taylor Prize! We're giving away a full set of the five shortlisted titles. These five books represent ...
February 13, 2017
Featured Video: Diane Schoemperlen on her Taylor Prize nominated Memoir
No one expects to fall in love with a killer. And no one was more surprised than Governor General's Literary Award winner Diane Schoemperlen when she became romantically involved with Shane, a man serving ...
January 11, 2017
The 2017 RBC Taylor Prize Shortlist Gets Personal
Today saw the announcement of the 2017 shortlist for the RBC Taylor Prize, and this time it's personal -- the 12 title longlist was whittled down to just five titles, each of which tells a very personal ...
November 30, 2016
RBC Taylor Prize for Non-Fiction announces 12 Title Longlist
The RBC Taylor Prize, which honours the finest book of non-fiction published in Canada each year, has released a hefty 12-title longlist today. It's an interesting mix of memoir, art, history, and more, ...