Established to commemorate Charles Taylor's "pursuit of excellence" in the field of literary non-fiction, this prize ($25,000) is awarded to the author whose book "best combines a superb command of the English language, an elegance of style, and a subtlety of thought and perception"().
|2002||Carol Shields||Jane Austen||Biography|
|2004||Isabel Huggan||Belonging: Home Away From Home||Fiction|
|2008||Anna Porter||Kasztner’s Train: The True Story of Rezso Kasztner, Unknown Hero of the Holocaust ||Academic|
|Henia Reinhartz||Bits and Pieces||Memoir|