CBC Radio

Maya Jasanoff talks about her Cundill-winning The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World in this one-hour interview with CBC Ideas

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BBC Radio 3

What kind of history should we write? The 2018 winner appears on Free Thinking alongside juror Peter Frankopan. 

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View all 2018 media coverage of the prize in the Press Archive

National Post

Read extracts from all three finalists: 

Prairie Fires by Caroline Fraser 

The Dawn Watch by Maya Jasanoff 

A Cold Welcome by Sam White 

The Globe & Mail

Historical writing is enjoying a boom. Here’s why that matters. Mark Gilbert, 2018 Chair of the Jury, writes in the Globe & Mail

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Montreal Gazette

How "trip of my lifetime" led to The Dawn Watch. The Montreal Gazette interviews Maya Jasanoff. 

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