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National Business Book Award finalists announced

Four titles are in the running for this year’s National Business Book Award. The $30,000 prize honours an outstanding Canadian business-related book published in the previous year.

The shortlist was selected by jury chair Peter Mansbridge and fellow jurors Deirdre McMurdy, David Denison, Anna Porter, Pamela Wallin, and Leonard Waverman.

The winner will be announced June 5.

The finalists are:

  • Howard Green, Railroader: The Unfiltered Genius and Controversy of Four-time CEO Hunter Harrison (Page Two)
  • Chris Clearfield and András Tilcsik, Meltdown: Why Our Systems Fail and What We Can Do About It (Allen Lane)
  • Phil Lind with Robert Brehl, Right Hand Man: How Phil Lind Guided the Genius of Ted Rogers, Canada’s Foremost Entrepreneur (Barlow Books)
  • David Shoalts, Hockey Fight In Canada: The Big Media Faceoff over the NHL (Douglas & McIntyre)