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.
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.
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.”
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.