Shakespeare & Co. is pleased to host a reading by bestselling author John Vaillant on Tuesday, September 26, at 7:00 pm. The author will read from his new book Fire Weather: A True Story From a Hotter World (Knopf, June 2023). This event is free and open to the public.
John Vaillant’s acclaimed, award-winning nonfiction books, The Golden Spruce and The Tiger, were national best sellers. His debut novel, The Jaguar’s Children, was a finalist for the Roger Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and the International Dublin Literary Award. Vaillant has received the Governor General’s Literary Award, British Columbia’s National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction, the Windham-Campbell Literature Prize, and the Pearson Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction. He has written for, among others, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, National Geographic, and The Walrus. He lives in Vancouver.