Gideon Foley (25) recently won 3rd place and a $250 prize in the 3rd annual National Book Collecting Contest for Young Canadians under 30. Sponsored by AbeBooks and administered by the Alcuin Society, the Bibliographical Society of Canada and the W.A. Deacon Literary Foundation, the contest invites young collectors to showcase their books by writing a 2,000 word essay. Foley, who received his BA from the U of S in 2010, was recognized for his essay Tasteful Books, describing his collection of books (many signed) by the world’s greatest chefs. Click here for more information and to read the essay.