Finalists have been named for the $20,000 National Business Book Award, honoring the author of an outstanding Canadian business-related book published in English or French. Quill & Quire reported that the shortlist includes:
Coal Black Heart: The Story of Coal and the Lives It Ruled by John DeMont
Gravity Shift: How Asia’s New Economic Powerhouses Will Shape the Twenty-First Century by Wendy Dobson
Laying It on the Line: Driving a Hard Bargain in Challenging Times by Buzz Hargrove
Manulife: How Dominic D’Alessandro Built a Global Giant and Fought to Save It by Rod McQueen
Why Your World Is About to Get a Whole Lot Smaller: Oil and the End of Globalization by Jeff Rubin
The winner will be announced June 9 in Toronto.