Vaillant’s work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, National Geographic, and The Walrus, among other publications.
His first book, The Golden Spruce (Knopf, 2005), was a bestseller and won several awards, including the Governor General’s Award for Non-Fiction.
His second nonfiction book, The Tiger (Knopf, 2010), is also an award-winning bestseller.
In 2014, Vaillant won Yale University’s Windham Campbell Prize for non-fiction (worldwide English).
His latest book, a novel, is The Jaguar’s Children (Knopf).
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