Awards

  • British Columbia Book Prize finalist for What Is America? 2008.
  • Libris Non-fiction Book of the Year Award for A Short History of Progress, 2005.
  • B.C.  Award for Canadian Nonfiction finalist for A Short History of Progress, 2005.
  • David Higham Prize for Fiction for A Scientific Romance, 1997.
  • Gordon Montador Award for Stolen Continents, 1993.

Honours

  • Honorary Doctorate, Bishop’s University, 2007 .
  • Honorary Doctorate, University of Calgary, 1996.
  • A Book of the Year, The Independent, for A Short History of Progress, 2005
  • A Book of the Year, The Sunday Times, The New York Times, and The Globe and Mail, for A Scientific Romance, 1997.
  • A Notable Book of the Year, The New York Times, for Cut Stones and Crossroads, 1984
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