AUTHORS: Brown, Ian

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Ian BrownIAN BROWN is an acclaimed roving feature writer for the Globe and Mail. He is equally well-known for his work on CBC radio, where he was the moderator of Talking Books for more than a decade, and also hosted Sunday Morning and Later the Same Day.  A graduate of the University of Toronto, he presents both The View From Here and Human Edge, TVOntario’s pre-eminent television documentary shows. He is the author of FreeWheeling–which won the 1989 National Business Book Award–and Man Overboard, and edited the anthology What I Meant to Say:  The Private Lives of Men. He most recent book, The Boy in the Moon, about his disabled son, Walker, won the 2010 Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction, the British Columbia National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction, Ontario’s Trillium Prize for Non-Fiction, and was a finalist for the 2010 Governor-General’s Award. It has been published so far in eight countries. Brown’s hobbies include painting, reading and skiing in the back-country. He lives in Toronto with his wife and two children.