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 971.01 R12b
Had It Coming
What's Fair in the Age of #MeToo?
Book - 2019 Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Canada 306.7026 D69h
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 362.88082 M13h
The Mosquito
A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator
Book - 2019 Allen Lane Canada 595.77 W76m
The Reality Bubble Book - 2019 Allen Lane 500 T66r
All Things Consoled
A Daughter's Memoir
Book - 2018 McClelland & Stewart 306.874 H412a
Jan in 35 Pieces
A Memoir in Music
Book - 2018 The Porcupine's Quill 780.8 H2321j
Just Let Me Look at You
On Fatherhood
Book - 2018 Hamish Hamilton, an imprint of Penguin Canada 306.874 G25j
Lands of Lost Borders
Out of Bounds on the Silk Road
Book - 2018 Knopf Canada 915.8 H31L
Mamaskatch
A Cree Coming of Age
Book - 2018 Douglas and McIntyre 305.897 M163m
In the Name of Humanity
The Secret Deal to End the Holocaust
Book - 2017 Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Canada 940.5318 W18i
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 M39L
Seven Fallen Feathers
Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in A Northern City
Book - 2017 Anansi 305.897 T13s
Yardwork
The Biography of An Urban Place
Book - 2017 James Street North Books c828 C6922y
By Chance Alone
A Remarkable True Story of Courage and Survival at Auschwitz
Book - 2016 HarperCollins 940.5318 E361b
Mad Enchantment
Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies
Book - 2016 Bloomsbury 759.4 M74ki
Marconi
The Man Who Networked the World
Book - 2016 Oxford University Press 621.384092 M32r
Pumpkinflowers
An Israeli Soldiers Story
Book - 2016 Signal 956.92 F91p
This Is Not My Life
A Memoir of Love, Prison, and Other Complications
Book - 2016 HarperAvenue c823 S36WS3t
Dispatches From the Front
Matthew Halton, Canada's Voice at War
Book - 2014 McClelland & Stewart 940.548 H19h
Sixty
A Diary of My Sixty-first Year : the Beginning of the End, or the End of the Beginning?
Book - 2015 Random House Canada 155.67 B87s
Stalin's Daughter
The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva
Book - 2015 HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 947.084 A43s
The Reason You Walk Book - 2015 Viking 970.2 K51r
This Is Happy
A Memoir
Book - 2015 Doubleday Canada c823 G43WG4t
And Home Was Kariakoo
A Memoir of East Africa
Book - 2014 Doubleday Canada 916.76 V33a
Boundless
Tracing Land and Dream in A New Northwest Passage
Book - 2014 House of Anansi Press 917.19 W78b
One Day in August
The Untold Story Behind Canada's Tragedy at Dieppe
Book - 2013 Alfred A. Knopf Canada 940.5421 O41o
The Last Asylum
A Memoir of Madness in Our Times
Book - 2014 Hamish Hamilton 616.89 T23L
They Left Us Everything
A Memoir
Book - 2014 Penguin 306.874 J68t
Arthur Erickson
An Architect's Life
Book - 2013 Douglas & McIntyre 720.971 E68st
The Dogs Are Eating Them Now
Our War in Afghanistan
Book - 2013 Knopf Canada 958.1047 S64d
The Inconvenient Indian
A Curious Account of Native People in North America
Book - 2012 Doubleday Canada 970.1 K54i
The Massey Murder
A Maid, Her Master and the Trial That Shocked A Country
Book - 2013 HarperCollins Publishers 364.152 D255g
The Once and Future World
Nature as It Was, as It Is, as It Could Be
Book - 2013 Random House Canada 577.27 M15o
Journey With No Maps
A Life of P. K. Page
Book - 2012 McGill-Queen's University Press c821 P13WD6j
Leonardo and the Last Supper Book - 2012 Bond Street Books 759.5 L58ki
Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith
Religion in American War and Diplomacy
Book - 2012 Alfred A. Knopf 201.727 P93s
The Pursuit of Perfection
A Life of Celia Franca
Book - 2011 Cormorant Books 792.8092 F81b
Warlords
Borden, Mackenzie King, and Canada's World Wars
Book - 2012 Allen Lane 971.061 C77w
Affictions & Departures: Essays Book
Eating Dirt
Deep Forests, Big Timber and Life With the Tree-planting Tribe
Book - 2011 Greystone Books 634.90971 G47e
Into the Silence
The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest
Book - 2011 Alfred A. Knopf 796.522095496 M25d
The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary
[a Canadian Story of Resilience and Recovery]
Book - 2011 HarperCollins Canada 599.885 W53c
The Measure of A Man
The Story of A Father, A Son, and A Suit
Book - 2011 McClelland & Stewart 391.1 L47m
Defiant Spirits
The Modernist Revolution of the Group of Seven
Book - 2010 Douglas & McIntyre 759.21 G88k
Mordecai
The Life & Times
Book - 2010 A.A. Knopf Canada c823 R53WF6m
On the Farm
Robert William Pickton and the Tragic Story of Vancouver's Missing Women
Book - 2011 Vintage Canada 364.152 P597ca
The Geography of Arrival
A Memoir
Book - 2010 Gaspereau Press c828 S618g
The Love Queen of Malabar: Memoir of a Friendship with Kamala Das Book
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