Home » Archives for mraboy » Page 2

Author: mraboy

Marc Raboy speaks at Atwater Library

Marc Raboy focussed on Marconi’s many local connections during a lunchtime talk at Montreal’s Atwater Library. One of the highlights – not included in his book! – was the story of McGill University’s unsuccessful efforts to prevent Marconi from erecting a radio transmitter on top of Mount Royal because it feared the signal would interfere …

Read more

Marconi honoured by Association of American Publishers

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. …

Read more

Marconi year-end round-up

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

Read more