Presentation at the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (LISD), Princeton University, “Marconi and the 20th century triumph of radio,” April 7, 2017 Participation as “celebrity author” at BiblioBash, Toronto Public Library, April 27, 2017 Panelist, “Does a biography have the last word?” (with Rosemary Sullivan and Laurent Seksik), Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival, Montreal, April 29, …
Marconi is now available as an audiobook at Audible. Narrated by Allan Robertson.
The Irish Catholic (March 30, 2017) BBC Mundo (April 2, 2017) Il Venerdi (weekly supplement of La Repubblica, Rome, April 7, 2017)
Reviews Journalism History, 42, 3, Fall 2016, 178-179 (Noah Arceneaux) Canadian Journal of Communication, 42, 1, 2017 (Rowland Lorimer) National Post (Zane Schwartz, March 4, 2017) Articles Montreal Review of Books (Sara Spike, February 24, 2017) Huffington Post (Marc Raboy, February 27, 2017) Globe and Mail (Mark Medley, February 28, 2017) CBC Books (March 2, …
Maclean’s Article: “RBC Taylor Prize: Spotlight on Marc Raboy” Open Book Huffington Post RBC Taylor Prize
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.