TARAS GRESCOE is the author of four books, including the bestsellingBottomfeeder, which won the 2008 Writers’ Trust Non-Fiction Prize and the Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-fiction. Two other titles,Sacré BluesandThe End of Elsewhere, were shortlisted for Writers’ Trust awards. His work has appeared in a great variety of major publications includingThe New York Times,National Geographic Traveler,Gourmet,The Globe and Mail,Canadian Geographic,The Times(UK) andThe Independent. He lives in Montreal. Visit him online atwww.tarasgrescoe.com.