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 971.01092 RADIS-B
Had It Coming
What's Fair in the Age of #MeToo
Book - 2019 Allen Lane 306.70971 DOOLI
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 362.880820971 MCDIA
The Mosquito
A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator
Book - 2019 Allen Lane 595.772 WINEG
The Reality Bubble Book - 2019 Allen Lane 500 TONG
All Things Consoled
A Daughter's Story
Book - 2018 McClelland & Stewart 921 HAY
Jan in 35 Pieces
A Memoir in Music
Book - 2018 The Porcupine's Quill 780.92 HAMPT
Just Let Me Look at You
On Fatherhood
Book - 2018 Hamish Hamilton, an imprint of Penguin Canada, a division of Penguin Random House Canada Limited 306.8742092 GASTO
Lands of Lost Borders
Out of Bounds on the Silk Road
Book - 2018 Alfred A. Knopf Canada 915.8 HARRI
Mamaskatch
A Cree Coming of Age
Book - 2018 Douglas & McIntyre 305.897323 MCLEO
In the Name of Humanity
The Secret Deal to End the Holocaust
Book - 2017 Allen Lane 940.531853862 WALLA
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 MASKA
Seven Fallen Feathers
Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in A Northern City
Book - 2017 Anansi 305.897071312 TALAG
Yardwork
A Biography of An Urban Place
Book - 2017 James Street North Books 814.6 COLEM
By Chance Alone
A Remarkable True Story of Courage and Survival at Auschwitz
Book - 2016 HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 940.5318092 EISEN
Mad Enchantment
Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies
Book - 2016 Bond Street Books, Doubleday Canada 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 Signal 956.92044 FRIED
This Is Not My Life
A Memoir of Love, Prison, and Other Complications
Book - 2016 Harper Avenue 306.7086927 SCHOE
Dispatches From the Front
Matthew Halton, Canada's Voice at War
Book - 2014 McClelland & Stewart 070.4333092 HALTO-H
Sixty
A Diary of My Sixty-first Year
Book - 2015 Random House Canada 155.67 BROWN
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 921 GIBB
And Home Was Kariakoo
A Memoir
Book - 2014 Doubleday Canada 921 VASSA-V
Boundless
Tracing Land and Dream in A New Northwest Passage
Book - 2014 House of Anansi Press 917.19 WINTE
One Day in August
The Untold Story Behind Canada's Tragedy at Dieppe
Book - 2013 Knopf Canada 940.5421425 OKEEF
The Last Asylum
A Memoir of Madness in Our Times
Book - 2014 Hamish Hamilton 616.890092 TAYLO
They Left Us Everything
A Memoir
Book - 2014 Penguin 306.874092 JOHNS
Arthur Erickson
An Architect's Life
Book - 2013 Douglas & McIntyre 720.92 ERICK-S
The Dogs Are Eating Them Now
Our War in Afghanistan
Book - 2013 Knopf Canada 958.1047 SMITH
The Inconvenient Indian
A Curious Account of Native People in North America
Book - 2012 Doubleday Canada 970.00497 KING
The Massey Murder
A Maid, Her Master, and the Trial That Shocked A Country
Book - 2013 HarperCollins 364.15230971 GRAY
The Once and Future World
Nature as It Was, as It Is, as It Could Be
Book - 2013 Random House Canada 304.2 MACKI
Journey With No Maps
A Life of P. K. Page
Book - 2012 McGill-Queen's University Press 921 PAGE-D
Leonardo and the Last Supper Book - 2012 Bond Street Books 759.5 DAVIN-K
Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith
Religion in American War and Diplomacy
Book - 2012 Alfred A. Knopf 322.10973 PREST
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 COOK
Affictions & Departures: Essays Book
Eating Dirt
Deep Forests, Big Timber and Life With the Tree-planting Tribe
Book - 2011 Greystone Books 333.75153 GILL
Into the Silence
The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest
Book - 2011 Alfred A.Knopf 796.522092 LEIGH-D
The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary eBook - 2011 HarperPerennial E-BOOK
The Measure of A Man
The Story of A Father, A Son, and A Suit
Book - 2011 McClelland & Stewart 646.40092 LEE
Defiant Spirits
The Modernist Revolution of the Group of Seven
Book - 2010 Douglas & McIntyre 759.11 G882k
Mordecai
The Life & Times
Book - 2010 A.A. Knopf Canada 921 R531f
On the Farm
Robert William Pickton and the Tragic Story of Vancouver's Missing Women
Book - 2010 Knopf Canada 364.152309711 C182
The Geography of Arrival
A Memoir
Book - 2010 Gaspereau Press 971.326 SIPOS
The Love Queen of Malabar: Memoir of a Friendship with Kamala Das Book
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