Everest book wins Samuel Johnson non-fiction award

Wade Davis, explorer-in-residence for the National Geographic Society, on Monday won the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction for his account of George Mallory’s ill-fated attempt to scale the heights of Everest.

http://in.reuters.com/article/2012/11/12/us-books-everest-award-idINBRE8AB1CW20121112

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