Four finalists have been announced for the 2020 National Business Book Award. The prize is awarded to outstanding Canadian business writing. The $30,000 grand-prize winner will be announced on November 18.
The finalists were chosen by a jury chaired by journalist Peter Mansbridge that includes McMaster University’s dean of the DeGroote School of Business Leonard Waverman; adjudicator Deirdre McMurdy; corporate director David Denison; publisher Anna Porter; and senator Pamela Wallin. Eligible titles were published in 2019.
The finalists are listed below.
- Viva MAC: AIDS, Fashion, and the Philanthropic Practices of MAC Cosmetics, Andrea Benoit (University of Toronto Press)
- Reinvention: Changing Your Life, Your Career, Your Future, Arlene Dickinson (HarperCollins)
- Living with China: A Middle Power Finds Its Way, Wendy Dobson (University of Toronto Press)
- More Than We Bargained For: An Untold Story of Exploitation, Redemption, and the Men Who Built a Worker’s Empire, John Stefanini (Sutherland House Books)