Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World was one of two books awarded Honorable Mention in the category of Biography and Autobiography, by the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers. The Association’s annual PROSE awards honour the year’s best professional and scholarly books, journals and electronic publications in 53 categories. …
Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World continues to attract the attention of reviewers around the world. A recent sampling includes: Literary Review (pdf) Radio User (pdf) Books Ireland Physics World La Lettura
Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World is shortlisted for the 2017 RBC Taylor Prize. Read more about the finalists here. The jury citation for Marconi is available here.
Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World ended 2016 on various year-end book lists, including: National Post 2016 booklist CBC 2016 gift book suggestions Sunday Times top choice Writers Trust recommended best books of 2016 Nature, Top 20 books of 2016 Booklist online top 10 science
Marc Raboy today published an article in The Ottawa Citizen marking the 115th anniversary of Marconi’s historic transatlantic signal from Cornwall, England to Signal Hill, Newfoundland. The article was reproduced by Postmedia newspapers across Canada via the canada.com web portal.
Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World has been longlisted for the RBC Taylor Prize for Canadian non-fiction, one of the country’s most prestigious literary awards. Read the announcement here.
The London Sunday Times, Britain’s largest circulation Sunday newspaper, calls Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World “superb… masterly, incisive… a consummate work of scholarship that is also compulsively readable.” You can read the review here.
Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World was the topic of the November 10th edition of CBC’s Ideas. Marc Raboy took Ideas producer David Gutnik on a tour of Marconi’s various influences in the city of Montreal. The full episode — and more — is available for streaming here.
Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World is one of ten books selected by jury for the 13th Annual BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction. To see the list for 2017, please visit here. The shortlist will be announced on December 1st, and the award will be presented in February, 2017.