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Charles Taylor Foundation gives books to America

The Charles Taylor Prize for the Literay Non-Fiction has donated almost 100 books to Canada’s embassy in Washington D.C. The gift was presented at the IFOA in Toronto. Photos courtesy of the Charles Taylor Foundation.

Carolyn Strauss, culture and outreach counsellor with the Canadian embassy in Washington, speaks to the crowd at the IFOA, with author and host for the evening, Charlotte Gray, in the background.

Charles Taylor prize administrator June Dickenson presents the books to Strauss.

Rudy Wiebe, whose book Of This Earth: A Mennonite Boyhood in the Boreal Forest won this year’s Charles Taylor prize, with Strauss.