Stalin's Daughter by Rosemary Sullivan wins 2016 RBC Taylor Prize for Literary Nonfiction

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Stalin's Daughter by Rosemary Sullivan is the winner of the 2016 RBC Taylor Prize for Literary Nonfiction. The $25,000 award was announced on Monday afternoon.

Sullivan beat out finalists Camilla Gibb for This is Happy, David Halton for Dispatches from the Front: Matthew Halton, Canada's Voice at War, Wab Kinew for The Reason You Walk and Ian Brown for Sixty: The Beginning of the End, or the End of the Beginning?.

Stalin's Daughter is a biography of Svetlana Alliluyeva, the daughter of dictator Josef Stalin. Sullivan also won the Hilary Weston Prize and the BC National Book Award for this book.

The 2016 RBC Taylor Prize jury panel is composed of Susanne Boyce, Joseph Kertes and Stephen J. Toope. 


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Rosemary Sullivan on The Sunday Edition:

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