London Book Fair 2013

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Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Andrew Westoll wins Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction (Canada)

34-year-old Andrew Westoll became one of the youngest winners in the 11-year history of the Charles Taylor Prize for his book The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary: A Canadian Story of Resilience and Recovery, which chronicles a summer spent volunteering at a refuge on the outskirts of Montreal that provides primates subjected to medical testing and other horrors a safe haven. Westoll, a primatologist by training, is also the author of the travel memoir The Riverbones, which details his time in the jungles of Suriname. He receives $25,000 for the win

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