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 971.016092 RADIS-B
Had It Coming
What's Fair in the Age of #MeToo
Book - 2019 Allen Lane 306.70971 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 362.8808997071185 MCDI
The Mosquito
A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator
Book - 2019 Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Canada 595.772 WIN
The Reality Bubble
Blind Spots, Hidden Truths, and the Dangerous Illusions That Shape Our World
Book - 2019 Allen Lane 577 TON
All Things Consoled
A Daughter's Story
Book - 2018 McClelland & Stewart 819.354 HAY
Jan in 35 Pieces
A Memoir in Music
Book - 2018 The Porcupine's Quill 787.4092 HAMPT
Just Let Me Look at You
On Fatherhood
Book - 2018 Hamish Hamilton 819.354 GASTO
Lands of Lost Borders
Out of Bounds on the Silk Road
Book - 2018 Alfred A. Knopf Canada 915.80443 HAR
Mamaskatch
A Cree Coming of Age
Book - 2018 Douglas and McIntyre 305.897353071231092 MCLEO
In the Name of Humanity
The Secret Deal to End the Holocaust
Book - 2017 Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Canada 940.531853862 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 305.897071312 TAL
Yardwork
A Biography of An Urban Place
Book - 2017 James Street North Books 819.46 COLEM
By Chance Alone
A Remarkable True Story of Courage and Survival at Auschwitz
Book - 2016 HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. 940.53092 EISEN
Mad Enchantment
Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies
Book - 2016 Bond Street Books 759.4 MONET -K
Marconi
The Man Who Networked the World
Book - 2016 Oxford University Press 621.384092 MARCO-R
Pumpkinflowers
An Israeli Soldiers Story
Book - 2016 SignalMcClelland & Stewart 956.92044 FRIED
This Is Not My Life: A Memoir of Love, Prison, and Other Complications Book
Dispatches from the Front: Matthew Halton, Canada's Voice at War Book
Sixty
A Diary of My Sixtieth Year : the Beginning of the End of the End of the Beginning?
Book - 2015 Random House Canada 155.67 BRO
Stalin's Daughter
The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva
Book - 2015 HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 947.0842092 ALLIL -S
The Reason You Walk Book - 2015 Viking 971.274300497333 KINEW
This Is Happy
A Memoir
Book - 2015 Doubleday Canada 813.54 GIBB
And Home Was Kariakoo
A Memoir of East Africa
Book - 2014 Doubleday Canada 819.354 VASSA
Boundless
Tracing Land and Dream in A New Northwest Passage
Book - 2014 House of Anansi Press 917.19044 WIN
One Day in August
The Untold Story Behind Canada's Tragedy at Dieppe
Book - 2013 Alfred A. Knopf Canada 940.5421425 O'KE
The Last Asylum
A Memoir of Madness in Our Times
Book - 2014 Hamish Hamilton 616.890092 TAY
They Left Us Everything
A Memoir
Book - 2014 Penguin Canada Books 306.874092 JOHNS
Arthur Erickson: An Architect's Life Book
The Dogs Are Eating Them Now
Our War in Afghanistan
Book - 2013 Alfred A. Knopf Canada 958.1047 SMI
The Inconvenient Indian
A Curious Account of Native People in North America
Book - 2012 Doubleday Canada 970.00497 KIN
The Massey Murder
A Maid, Her Master, and the Trial That Shocked A Country
Book - 2013 HarperCollinsPublishersLtd 364.152309713541 GRA
The Once and Future World
Nature as It Was, as It Is, as It Could Be
Book - 2013 Random House Canada 304.2 MAC
Journey With No Maps
A Life of P.K. Page
eBook - 2012 MQUP Online Only
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
The Pursuit of Perfection
A Life of Celia Franca
Book - 2011 Cormorant Books 792.8092 FRANC -B
Warlords
Borden, Mackenzie King, and Canada's World Wars
Book - 2012 Allen Lane 971.0612 COO
Affictions & Departures: Essays Book
Eating Dirt
Deep Forests, Big Timber, and Life With the Tree-planting Tribe
Book - 2011 David Suzuki Foundation D&M Publishers 333.751530971 GIL
Into the Silence
The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest
Book - 2011 Knopf Canada 796.522092 MALLO -D
Chimps Of Fauna Sanctuary
A Canadian Story of Resilience and Recovery
eBook - 2011 HarperCollins Canada Online Only
The Measure of A Man
The Story of A Father, A Son, and A Suit
Book - 2012 Emblem 646.40092 LEE
Defiant Spirits
The Modernist Revolution of the Group of Seven
Book - 2010 Douglas & McIntyre McMichael Canadian Art Collection 759.11 GROUP -K
Mordecai: The Life and Times Book
On the Farm: Robert William Pickton and the Tragic Story of Vancouver's Missing Women Book
The Geography of Arrival: A Memoir Book
The Love Queen of Malabar: Memoir of a Friendship with Kamala Das Book
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