Winning title for the world's most lucrative award for historical writing to be revealed this week
MONTREAL, Nov. 19, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - McGill University's Faculty of Arts will announce on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at 10:00 p.m. the winning title for the 2013 Cundill Prize in Historical Literature from 116 titles from across the globe. The prize, now in its sixth year, features a $75,000 U.S. grand prize - making the Cundill Prize the world's most lucrative international award for a nonfiction book.
The winner will be selected from these finalists:
Anne Applebaum - Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe 1944-1956
Christopher Clark - The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went To War In 1914
Fredrik Logevall - Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam
To learn who wins the 2013 Cundill Prize in Historical Literature, visit http://www.cundillprize.com/2013winner/ at 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 20, 2013.
For more about the Cundill Prize: bit.ly/bNu2tT
SOURCE: McGill University
For further information:
To arrange an interview with the 2013 Cundill winner, contact:
Media Relations, McGill University
514 793-6753 (cell.)