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 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.
See the latest article, review and podcast about Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World: McGill News interview and article about the book A review in the international Catholic weekly The Tablet A report from Ireland’s county Wexford and interview on RTE 1 The History Show
Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World is now available in Europe. Find it here.
Marconi: The Man Who Networked the world is shortlisted for the 2016 Governor General’s Literary Award for Non-fiction. Winners will be announced on October 25th. For more details, please visit GGBooks.
“Mr. Raboy’s book is a rock-solid, archivally based, professional work of history and surely one of the year’s better biographies.” Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World was reviewed today in the WSJ by Paul Kennedy. To read the full review, please visit “The World’s First Communications Giant”.
This Fall, Marc Raboy begins his term as the Chair of McGill University’s Department of Art History and Communication Studies. For more information, visit: www.mcgill.ca/ahcs