RBC Taylor Prize 2017

Pumpkinflowers, a soldier’s story

A memoir puts readers on the front lines in Lebanon at the turn of the century, when a new Middle East was being born

How beauty from the brush of Claude Monet was born from war

A captivating new book describes how Claude Monet painted his placid scenes with First World War shells sounding in the distance

RBC Taylor Prize: Spotlight on Marc Raboy

McGill professor Marc Raboy’s biography of Guglielmo Marconi examines the inventor’s ties to fascism

Diane Schoemperlen on what happens when a writer falls for a killer

Read an excerpt from Diane Schoemperlen’s RBC Taylor Prize-nominated book, ‘This Is Not My Life’