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Taras Grescoe

Montreal-based writer

Taras Grescoe is a Montreal-based writer, and in addition to “The Devil’s Picnic” has also authored “Sacre Blues: An Unsentimental Journey Through Quebec,” which won the Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-fiction.

His second book, “The End of Elsewhere,” was shortlisted for the prestigious Writers’ Trust Non-Fiction Prize.

Mr. Grescoe is a frequent contributer to many publications, including the New York Times and Conde Nast Traveller — and has also written feature articles for a number of magazines.

Articles by Taras Grescoe

Bolivia’s Coca Culture

How influential is the coca leaf in the Andean cultures of South America?

May 8, 2006