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National Business Book Award shortlist announced

Alfred Hermida

Alfred Hermida

The finalists for the 30th annual National Business Book Award have been announced.

The $20,000 prize aims to recognize the best Canadian business-related book published the previous year. Relevance, research, originality, quality of writing, and depth of analysis are taken into account.

This year’s jury comprises businessman David Denison, Home Capital Group chairman emeritus William Dimma, CBC Television chief correspondent Peter Mansbridge, adjudicator Deirdre McMurdy, author and publisher Anna Porter, and former journalist and senate member Pamela Wallin.

The shortlist is as follows:

  • Alfred Hermida, Tell Everyone: Why We Share and Why It Matters (Doubleday Canada)
  • Jacques Poitras, Irving vs. Irving: Canada’s Feuding Billionaires and the Stories They Won’t Tell (Viking Canada)
  • Clive Veroni, Spin: How Politics has the Power to Turn Marketing on its Head (House of Anansi Press)

The winner will be honoured at a luncheon in Toronto on April 16.