Don't Miss The 2016 RBC Taylor Prize Shortlist Books & Brunch

Featuring All Five Finalists for Canada's Most Prestigious Non-Fiction Prize

TORONTO, Feb. 16, 2016 /CNW/ - The Globe and Mail and Ben McNally Books present the 15th annual instalment, of its books & brunch featuring all five finalists for the 2016 RBC Taylor Prize on Sunday, March 6th at 10:00 a.m. in the Vanity Fair Ballroom of the Omni King Edward Hotel.

Purchase your tickets today to hear these excellent literary non-fiction authors speak about their books:

  • Ian Brown for Sixty: The Beginning of the End, or the End of the Beginning? published by Random House Canada. The multiple award-winner reaches middle age and reports back

  • Camilla Gibb for This Is Happy published by Doubleday Canada. A memoir about the happiness to be found in the creation of family

  • David Halton for Dispatches from the Front: Matthew Halton, Canada's Voice at War published by McClelland & Stewart. Journalist David Halton writes about his father, CBC's 'Voice of Canada at War.'

  • Wab Kinew for The Reason You Walk published by Viking Canada. A memoir about connecting with and learning from his dying father

  • Rosemary Sullivan for Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva published by HarperCollins Publishers. The remarkable life of the Soviet leader's only child

A tradition since the first awarding of the Prize in 2000, this event always sells out.

The 2016 RBC Taylor Prize Shortlist Books & Brunch
presented by The Globe and Mail and Ben McNally Books
Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 10:00 am
Vanity Fair Ballroom, 2nd Floor, Omni King Edward Hotel
Tickets: $50
Tickets must be purchased in advance by calling Ben McNally Books at (416) 361-0032

The presenting sponsor of the RBC Taylor Prize is RBC Wealth Management. Its media sponsors are The Globe and Mail (exclusive newspaper sponsor), CNW Group, The Huffington Post CanadaMaclean's magazine, and Quill & Quire magazine; its in-kind sponsors are Ben McNally Books, Event Source, IFOA, The Omni King Edward Hotel, and the Toronto Public Library Board.

To download high-resolution images of the longlisted authors and their book covers please go to:www.rbctaylorprize.ca/2016/2016_longlist.zip

To download high-resolution images of the trustees and the jury please go to:www.rbctaylorprize.ca/2016/2016_trustees_and_jury.zip

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