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Event photos: Lane Anderson Award

The second annual Lane Anderson Award was handed out in Toronto Wednesday night. The prize honours two jury-selected Canadian books “ one for adults and one for young readers “ published in the field of science. Each winner receives $10,000.

The prize is supported by the Fitzhenry Family Foundation.

This year’s winner in the adult category is The Ptarmigan’s Dilemma: An Exploration into How Life Organizes and Supports Itself (McClelland & Stewart) by biologists John and Mary Theberge. The children’s winner is the similarly themed Evolution (Kids Can Press) by Skeptic magazine contributor Daniel Loxton.

(Photos by Peter Doll/courtesy of the Fitzhenry Family Foundation)

John and Mary Theberge with Hollister Doll, a director of the Fitzhenry Family Foundation

Nominee John Moffat (author of Einstein Wrote Back) with Thomas Allen Publishers senior editor Janice Zawerbny