Canada’s Cundill Prize Jurors: History, Urgency, Trump

'It's so easy now to turn the past into myth,' says Pulitzer Prize -winning Cundill juror Anne Applebaum. She and her colleagues flag historical analysis amid a pathogen's assault and leadership failures. The post Canada’s Cundill Prize Jurors: History, Urgency, Trump appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Canada’s $75,000 Cundill Prize 2018 Jurors: Five Historians in Search of Contemporary Insights

Among the most deeply credentialed juries in the literary award year, the Cundill History Prize's panel for 2018 goes to work at a time when history's lessons are badly needed. Chair Mark Gilbert quotes LP Hartley: 'The past is another country: they do things differently there.' The post... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Michael Ignatieff to chair Cundill History Prize judges

The historian, author, university professor and former leader of the Liberal Party of Canada Michael Ignatieff will chair the jury for the 2021 Cundill History Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Camilla Townsend wins $75k Cundill History Prize

Camilla Townsend has won the 2020 Cundill History Prize for her work on Aztec history, Fifth Sun: A New History of the Aztecs (Oxford University Press). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Dalrymple, Brown and Townsend named $75k Cundill History Prize finalists

William Dalrymple, Vincent Brown and Camilla Townsend have been announced as the 2020 finalists for the $75,000 (£58,000) Cundill History Prize, the highest value non-fiction award in the world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Dalrymple, Beaton and Lay among Cundill History Prize contenders

Books from Penguin, Bloomsbury, Wildfire, Profile Books and Head of Zeus, on subjects including the Israel-Palestine conflict from a Palestinian perspective and the "lost" decade of Oliver Cromwell's rule, have made the Cundill History Prize's 10-strong shortlist spotlighting "history that... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Peter Frankopan to chair 2020 Cundill History Prize jury

 Oxford University professor Peter Frankopan, bestselling author of The Silk Roads ​(Bloomsbury), will chair the jury for the 2020 Cundill History Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Julia Lovell wins 2019 Cundill History Prize

British author and translator of Chinese literature Julia Lovell has won the 2019 Cundill History Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Two British historians among finalists for $75k Cundill History Prize

The $75,000 Cundill History Prize – the largest prize for a work of non-fiction in English, open to publishers worldwide – has announced three "outstanding" women as its finalists for 2019, two of whom are British. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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British historians shortlisted for Cundill History Prize

Four British historians make up half the shortlist for the Cundill History Prize 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fraser, Jasanoff and White shortlisted for Cundill History Prize

Three US historians are in the running for the $75,000 Cundill History Prize, the largest prize for a work of non-fiction in English, run by Canada's McGill University. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Daniel Beer wins $75k Cundill History Prize

British historian Daniel Beer has been named as the 2017 winner of the $75,000 (£56,820) International Cundill History Prize – the richest in non-fiction for a single work in English. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Religion strong on Cundill History Prize longlist

The Cundill History Prize has revealed its 2017 longlist which explores topics from economic history and Christianity to the Islamic world and Vietnam. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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$75k Cundill History Prize relaunched

Canada’s McGill University is re-launching the US $75,000 Cundill History Prize to highlight history writing as a way to illuminate the truth at a time when informed, factual debate is “increasingly losing out to populism and retrenchment is on the rise”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Nixon in China’ Historian Margaret MacMillan Named To Chair Canada’s $75,000 Cundill Prize

In 'formulating questions and providing warnings,' Canadian author Margaret MacMillan's work embodies the importance of history in today's political moment. The post ‘Nixon in China’ Historian Margaret MacMillan Named To Chair Canada’s $75,000 Cundill Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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2021 Pulitzer Prize winners include books reckoning with Black history and representation

Among winners of the 2021 Pulitzer Prizes are novelist Louise Erdrich, Malcolm X biographer Tamara Payne and the post-Reconstruction history "Wilmington's Lie." Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Hazareesingh wins £40k Wolfson History Prize for 'remarkable' Haitian revolutionary book

Sudhir Hazareesingh has won the £40,000 Wolfson History Prize for Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture, with the award clinched for a second year in a row by an Allen Lane title.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Allen Lane bags two on £40k Wolfson History Prize shortlist

Allen Lane has two titles shortlisted for the £40,000 Wolfson History Prize, which celebrates excellence in research and historical writing combined with readability for a wider audience. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Scholar of World War II Homefront Wins American History Book Prize

The New-York Historical Society award goes to a study of fractures in American society a year after Pearl Harbor, which resonates amid the pandemic today. Continue reading at The New York Times

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British Book Awards Name 2021 Jurors for 28 Prize Categories

The 28-category British Book Awards program has 41 jurors in place for the 2021 cycle, with an awards program on May 13. The post British Book Awards Name 2021 Jurors for 28 Prize Categories appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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