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National Business Book Award Long ListSee more
The long list for the National Business Book Award, one of Canada’s most prestigious literary awards, was announced on February 22, 2017, by co-sponsors PwC Canada and BMO Financial Group. The long list authors will vie for a $30,000 prize that will be awarded on April 24, 2017, to the author of the most outstanding Canadian business- related book published in 2016.
This year’s submissions cover a range of topics that reflect the conversations that are going on in Canadian businesses including family business, leadership, the proliferation of misinformation, the economy and technology. The independent jury evaluates eligible nominations based on five key criteria including originality, relevance, excellence of writing, thoroughness of research and depth of analysis.
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Sebastian Mallaby Wins Business Book of the Year AwardSee more

The Financial Times and McKinsey & Company  announce that Sebastian Mallaby is the winner of the 2016 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award for

The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan, published by Bloomsbury and Penguin Press. The biography of one of the titans of recent financial history brilliantly shows the subtlety and complexity of Alan Greenspan's legacy.
I4PL 2016 Institute for Performance and Learning Nov. 4-5, 2016See more

Books for Business was proud to be the offical bookseller for this years conference.  Here are the titles we featured in the bookstore.  Thank you for stopping by our booth to say "hello". 

Donner Prize 2015 WinnerSee more

Donald J. Savoie was awarded the $50,000 Donner Prize for What Is Government Good At?: A Canadian Answer, published by McGill-Queen’s University Press. Professor Savoie has been shortlisted for the Donner Prize on three previous occasions.

The Donner Prize encourages and celebrates excellence in public policy writing by Canadians on topics of great importance to Canadians. The winner will receive $50,000, while each other nominated title receives $7,500.


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National Business Books Award - WinnerSee more
 Jacquie McNish and Sean Silcoff have won the National Business Book Award for their book Losing the Signal: The Spectacular Rise and Fall of Blackberry, published by Harper Collins. 

Presented annually for 30 years, Canada’s National Business Book Award (NBBA) recognizes outstanding talent in Canadian business writing. The $30,000 award is determined by a panel of prominent individuals from the business and academic sectors.