Congratulations to Rosemary Sullivan, Ian Brown, and Wab Kinew on being named finalists for the 2016 RBC Taylor Prize! The announcement was made on Wednesday, January 13th, and the five finalists were chosen by jurors Susanne Boyce, Joseph Kertes, and Stephen J. Toope.
The five finalists are:
• Ian Brown (Toronto, Ontario) for Sixty: The Beginning of the End, or the End of the Beginning?, published by Random House Canada
• Camilla Gibb (Toronto, Ontario) for This Is Happy, published by Doubleday Canada
• David Halton (Ottawa, Ontario) for Dispatches from the Front: Matthew Halton, Canada’s Voice at War, published by McClelland & Stewart
• Wab Kinew (Winnipeg, Manitoba) for The Reason You Walk, published by Viking Canada
• Rosemary Sullivan (Toronto, Ontario) for Stalin’s Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva, published by HarperCollins Publishers
The winner will be announced at the awards ceremony at the Omni King Edward Hotel in Toronto on Monday, March 7th.