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Johnson wins RBC Taylor Prize for nonfiction

In Canada, Plum Johnson has won the RBC Taylor Prize for nonfiction for her memoir They Left Us Everything (Penguin Canada), reports Publishers Weekly. The jury described the book, which tells the story of Johnson’s relationship with her parents and the task of clearing their house after they died, as ‘beautifully observed and written with great warmth and wit’. The prize is worth C$25,000 (A$25,613). For more information visit the website here.

 

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