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RBC Taylor Prize Long List Just Out!


Mark Critch from the TV show This House Has 22 Minutes makes it on to the prestigious RBC Taylor Non-Fiction Prize long list for Son of a Critch: a childish Newfoundland memoir, along with our local favourite Elizabeth Hay for All Things ConsoledFormer Governor General David Johnston also finds a place on the list for Trust: Twenty ways to build a better country.  Several memoirs join Critch like Darrel McLeod's Mamashatch: a Cree coming of age which won the GG for non-fiction, from BC, Just Let Me Look at You: On Fatherhood by Bill Gaston, and Heart Berries by Marie-Terese MailhotFor more of the long listed titles see the display below.

The short list will be announced January 9, 2019, with a ceremony to honour the winner on March 4, 2019.

Image: Son of A Critch

Son of A Critch

A Childish Newfoundland Memoir
By Critch, Mark
Image: All Things Consoled

All Things Consoled

A Daughter's Story
By Hay, Elizabeth
Image: Mamaskatch


A Cree Coming of Age
By McLeod, Darrel
Image: Just Let Me Look at You

Just Let Me Look at You

On Fatherhood
By Gaston, Bill
Image: Heart Berries

Heart Berries

A Memoir
By Mailhot, Terese Marie
Image: Lands of Lost Borders

Lands of Lost Borders

Out of Bounds on the Silk Road
By Harris, Kate
Image: Seeking the Fabled City

Seeking the Fabled City

The Canadian Jewish Experience
By Levine, Allan
Image: Power, Prime Ministers, and the Press

Power, Prime Ministers, and the Press

The Battle for Truth on Parliament Hill
By Lewis, Robert
Image: Trust


Twenty Ways to Build A Better Country
By Johnston, David