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.