RBC Taylor Prize

Presented annually by the Charles Taylor Foundation for the best work of literary non-fiction by a Canadian.

90 items

Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
Bush Runner
The Adventures of Pierre-Esprit Radisson
Book - 2019 Biblioasis 921 RAD
Had It Coming
What's Fair in the Age of #MeToo
Book - 2019 Allen Lane 306 .7 DOO
Highway of Tears
A True Story of Racism, Indifference and the Pursuit of Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
Book - 2019 Doubleday Canada 362 .88 MCD
The Mosquito
A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator
Book - 2019 Allen Lane Canada 595 .77 WIN
The Reality Bubble
Blind Spots, Hidden Truths, and the Dangerous Illusions That Shape Our World
Book - 2019 Allen Lane 500 TON
All Things Consoled Book - 2018 McClelland & Stewart 921 HAY
Jan in 35 Pieces: A Memoir in Music Book
Just Let Me Look at You
On Fatherhood
Book - 2018 Hamish Hamilton 921 GAS
Lands of Lost Borders
Out of Bounds on the Silk Road
Book - 2018 Alfred A. Knopf Canada 921 HAR
Mamaskatch
A Cree Coming of Age
Book - 2018 Douglas & McIntyre 921 MCL
In the Name of Humanity
The Secret Deal to End the Holocaust
Book - 2017 Allen Lane 940 .5318 WAL
Island of the Blue Foxes: Disaster and Triumph on Bering's Great Voyage to Alaska Book
Life on the Ground Floor
Letters From the Edge of Emergency Medicine
Book - 2017 Doubleday Canada 362 .18 MAS
Seven Fallen Feathers
Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in A Northern City
Book - 2017 Anansi Nonfiction 305 .897 TAL
Yardwork: A Biography of an Urban Place Book
By Chance Alone
A Remarkable True Story of Courage and Survival at Auschwitz
Book - 2016 HarperCollins Publishers 940 .5318 EIS
Mad Enchantment
Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies
Book - 2016 Bond Street BooksDoubleday Canada 759 .4 KIN
Marconi
The Man Who Networked the World
Book - 2016 Oxford University Press 621 .384 RAB
Pumpkinflowers
An Israeli Soldier's Story
Book - 2016 Signal 956 .92 FRI
This Is Not My Life
A Memoir of Love, Prison, and Other Complications
Book - 2016 HarperAvenue 921 SCH
Dispatches From the Front
The Life of Matthew Halton, Canada's Voice at War
Book - 2014 McClelland & Stewart 921 HAL
Sixty
A Diary of My Sixty-first Year, the Beginning of the End, or the End of the Beginning?
Book - 2015 Random House of Canada 921 BRO
Stalin's Daughter
The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva
Book - 2015 HarperCollins 921 ALL
The Reason You Walk Book - 2015 Viking 921 KIN
This Is Happy
A Memoir
Book - 2015 Doubleday Canada 921 GIB
And Home Was Kariakoo
A Memoir
Book - 2014 Doubleday Canada 921 VAS
Boundless
Tracing Land and Dream in A New Northwest Passage
Book - 2014 House of Anansi Press 917 .19 WIN
One Day in August
The Untold Story Behind Canada's Tragedy at Dieppe
Book - 2013 Alfred A. Knopf Canada 940 .5421 OKE
The Last Asylum
A Memoir of Madness in Our Times
Book - 2014 Hamish Hamilton 921 TAY
They Left Us Everything
A Memoir
Book - 2014 Penguin 921 JOH
Arthur Erickson
An Architect's Life
Book - 2013 Douglas & McIntyre 921 ERI
The Dogs Are Eating Them Now
Our War in Afghanistan
Book - 2013 Knopf Canada 958 .1047 SMI
The Inconvenient Indian
A Curious Account of Native People in North America
Book - 2012 Doubleday Canada 970 .1 KIN
The Massey Murder
A Maid, Her Master, and the Trial That Shocked A Country
Book - 2013 HarperCollins 364 .1523 GRA
The Once and Future World
Nature as It Was, as It Is, as It Could Be
Book - 2013 Random House Canada 577 .27 MACK
Journey With No Maps
A Life of P.K. Page
Book - 2012 McGill-Queen's University Press 921 PAG
Leonardo and the Last Supper Book - 2012 Bond Street Books 759 .5 KIN
Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith
Religion in American War and Diplomacy
Book - 2012 Random House of Canada 322 .1 PRE
The Pursuit of Perfection
A Life of Celia Franca
Book - 2011 Cormorant Books 921 FRA
Warlords
Borden, Mackenzie King and Canada's World Wars
Book - 2012 Penguin Canada 971 .06 COO
Affictions & Departures: Essays Book
Eating Dirt
Deep Forests, Big Timber, and Life With the Tree-planting Tribe
Book - 2011 Greystone Books David Suzuki Foundation 333 .75 GIL
Into the Silence
The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest
Book - 2011 Alfred A. Knopf 796 .522 DAV
The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary
[a Canadian Story of Resilience and Recovery]
Book - 2011 HarperCollins Canada 636 .98 WES
The Measure of A Man
The Story of A Father, A Son, and A Suit
Book - 2011 McClelland & Stewart 921 LEE
Defiant Spirits
The Modernist Revolution of the Group of Seven
Book - 2010 Douglas & McIntyre 759 .11 KIN
Mordecai
The Life & Times
Book - 2010 Knopf Canada 921 RIC
On the Farm
Robert William Pickton and the Tragic Story of Vancouver's Missing Women
Book - 2010 Knopf Canada 364 .1523 CAM
The Geography of Arrival: A Memoir Book
The Love Queen of Malabar: Memoir of a Friendship with Kamala Das Book
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