Taylor Prize

The 2017 RBC Taylor Prize shortlisted books.

These are the five very different books shortlisted for the RBC Taylor Prize

Two intense works of history, a wrenching account of contemporary racism, and two intimate memoirs make for wide-ranging reading

In conversation with Marc Raboy

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


A call to arms for the call of the wild

An excerpt of J.B. MacKinnon’s Taylor Prize-nominated The Once and Future World

Building a legacy for Arthur Erickson

An excerpt from David Stouck’s Taylor Prize-nominated biography of Canada’s bad boy architect