Most of this site's functionality requires JavaScript to be enabled.

Invalid email/password
Log In
Analyst September 2021See more
Coming SoonSee more
New ReleasesSee more
Analyst June 2021See more
In The NewsSee more
National Business Book Award 2020See more
NOVEMBER 18, 2020


VIVA MˑAˑC: AIDS, Fashion, and the Philanthropic Practices of MˑAˑC Cosmetics wins $30,000 prize as Canada’s most outstanding business book

TORONTO, November 18, 2020 – Andrea Benoit has won the National Business Book Award and the $30,000 prize for her book, VIVA MˑAˑC: AIDS, Fashion, and the Philanthropic Practices of MˑAˑC Cosmetics. The announcement was made today at the virtual Award Ceremony, presented by co-sponsors Bennett Jones and Miles S. Nadal.

The finalists for this year’s National Business Book Award demonstrated outstanding and inspiring business writing on topics that are critical in these times.

The 2020 finalists include:

  • Arlene Dickinson, Reinvention: Changing Your Life, Your Career, Your Future, published by HarperCollins Publishers.
  • Wendy Dobson, Living with China: A Middle Power Finds Its Way, published by University of Toronto
  • John Stefanini, More Than We Bargained For: An Untold Story of Exploitation, Redemption, and The Men Who Built a Worker’s Empire, published by Sutherland House.

Now in its 35th year, the National Business Book Award is one of Canada’s most prestigious literary awards and continues to gain attention and praise from publishers, authors, journalists, academics, economists and business leaders around the world. Past winners include Federal Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, Chris Clearfield and András Tilcsik, Daniel Levitin, Jacquie McNish, Sinclair Stewart, Jim Leech, Sean Silcoff, Gordon Pitts and Naomi Klein. For the full list of past winners, visit

The National Business Book Award is made possible by sponsors Bennett Jones, Miles S. Nadal, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, Stephen J.R. Smith, and The Targeted Strategies Group. Award Ceremony Partners are CPA Canada and FEI Canada – Toronto Chapter and media partners are The Globe and Mail, The Walrus and Manscorp Media Services.


Canada's Business Book Experts 
416-362-7822  or Toll Free   1-800-387-1417


Our Service

Books for Business offers discounts on orders where multiple copies of a title are purchased. 


As well, we offer special shipping and delivery services for your next corporate event, workshop, or conference. Special shipping services include deliveries to hotels, conference centres or offices. 


Books for Business is able to offer flexible payments options on Bulk and Corporate orders, including credit card or on account.  


Our Corporate Order services are headed by Brenda Bickram, a 20 year veteran bookseller and expert in business and professional titles. Her knowledge of the Canadian book marketplace and the financial district of Canada is unparallelled.


Contact Brenda today 1-800-387-1417 x201 for personal, expert help.


Build Your Corporate Library

Give your employees an edge with access to the best professional books in a corporate library. Not sure what titles to choose? Our expert team can recommend lists of titles to suit every operational group from sales to customer service to finance. 


Inspire and Educate Employees

Is everyone on the same page in your company? Ensure that important themes, ideas, and skills are consistent through your company by giving one or two important books to every team member for personal reading. Or choose a book that inspires to motivate your team to greater success. 


Build Relationships with Giveaways

Is there a book out there that has influenced your company culture? Consider giving business books to vendors, clients and trade associates to build unique business relationships that help your company prosper.


Get in Touch!

Have a question or would like a custom quote on a larger corporate order? Contact us today at