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Jeff Rubin, Rod McQueen among National Business Book Award nominees

The five finalists for the 25th annual National Business Book Award have been announced. The award, worth $20,000, is presented to an author of an outstanding Canadian business-related book published in English or French. The finalists are:

  • John DeMont, Coal Black Heart: The Story of Coal and the Lives It Ruled (Doubleday Canada)
  • Wendy Dobson, Gravity Shift: How Asia’s New Economic Powerhouses Will Shape the Twenty-First Century (University of Toronto Press)
  • Buzz Hargrove, Laying It on the Line: Driving a Hard Bargain in Challenging Times (HarperCollins Canada)
  • Rod McQueen, Manulife: How Dominic D’Alessandro Built a Global Giant and Fought to Save It (Penguin Canada)
  • Jeff Rubin, Why Your World Is About to Get a Whole Lot Smaller: Oil and the End of Globalization (Random House Canada)

The winner will be announced on June 9 at a luncheon in Toronto.