Important Literary Non-Fiction Event: RBC Taylor Prize Books & Brunch

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

TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2017 /CNW/ - The RBC Taylor Prize and Ben McNally Books are presenting the 16th annual Books & Brunch featuring four finalists for the 2017 RBC Taylor Prize on Sunday, March 5th at 10:00 a.m. in the Vanity Fair Ballroom of the Omni King Edward Hotel in downtown Toronto.

A tradition since the first awarding of the Prize in 2000, this event always sells out. Tickets are now on sale for just $55

Four authors shortlisted for the 2017 RBC Taylor Prize will speak:

  • Max Eisen, author of By Chance Alone: A Remarkable True Story of Courage and Survival at Auschwitz, published by HarperCollins Canada
  • Ross King, author of Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of Water Lilies, published by Bond Street Books
  • Marc Raboy, author of Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World, published by Oxford University Press
  • Diane Schoemperlen, author of This Is Not My Life: A Memoir of Love, Prison, and Other Complications, published by HarperCollins Canada

What: The 2017 RBC Taylor Prize Shortlist Books & Brunch presented by  Ben McNally Books
When: Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 10:00 am
Where: Vanity Fair Ballroom, 2nd Floor, Omni King Edward Hotel
Tickets: $55 purchased in advance by calling Ben McNally Books 416.361.0032

The presenting sponsor of the RBC Taylor Prize is RBC Wealth Management. Its media sponsors are The Globe and Mail, CBC Books, CNW Group, The Huffington Post Canada, Maclean's magazine,  CBC Books 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.

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