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<< The first ever Cundill Forum brought together the 2019 Cundill History Prize finalists Mary Fulbrook, Jill Lepore and Julia Lovell, and the 2018 winner of the prize, Maya Jasanoff, at McGill University in Montreal.

LISTEN to their fascinating discussion on True History in the Age of Fake News in this special CBC Ideas episode.

Wall Street Journal

Alan Taylor, Chair of the Jury, on the works by Julia Lovell, Jill Lepore, Mary Fulbrook and Victoria Johnson.

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BBC Radio 3

Is the shadow of Mao still hanging over China? Here is our 2019 winner on BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking.

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View all 2019 media coverage of the prize in the Press Archive

The Globe & Mail

Xi Jinping wants to make China great again. Julia Lovell, winner of the 2019 Cundill History Prize.

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The Globe & Mail

A poppy is not enough. On Remembrance Day, let us understand history. Mary Fulbrook, finalist for the 2019 Cundill History Prize.

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The Globe & Mail

Facebook, propaganda and the obligation of accuracy. Jill Lepore, finalist for the 2019 Cundill History Prize.

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BBC HistoryExtra Podcast

Maoism. Julia Lovell discusses her Cundill History Prize-winning book with the BBC HistoryExtra podcast.

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BBC HistoryExtra

The China expert and translator of Chinese literature Julia Lovell has been named the winner of the $75,000 Cundill History Prize.

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CBC Books

British author Julia Lovell's book about Maoism wins $98K historical nonfiction prize.

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