The International Festival of Authors and the Toronto Public Library present the RBC Taylor Prize finalists in a panel discussion with the Toronto Star Books Editor, Deborah Dundas.
The five finalists are:
Stephen R. Bown – Island of the Blue Foxes: Disaster and Triumph on Bering’s Great Voyage to Alaska (published by Douglas & McIntyre)
Daniel Coleman – Yardwork: A Biography of an Urban Place (published by Wolsak and Wynn)
James Maskalyk – Life on the Ground Floor: Letters from the Edge of Emergency Medicine (published by Doubleday Canada)
Tanya Talaga – Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City (published by House of Anansi Press)
Max Wallace – In the Name of Humanity (published by Allen Lane Canada)
The 17th annual prize will be awarded on February 26, 2018 at a gala luncheon.
For more information about the Prize, visit rbctaylorprize.ca.
This event is presented in partnership with the Toronto Public Library.