‘Black Spartacus’ is a biography of Toussaint Louverture, a slave rebellion leader who died before he could see his revolution completed.
The four jurors joining Michael Ignatieff for the Cundill Prize this year are based in India, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
The works featured in this installment in our Rights Roundup series include the tale of a famous pearl and ‘Magic Candies’ from Korea.
Jurors say their shortlist for the 2021 Wolfson History Prize reflects the modern relevance of history. Shortlisted authors are in the Hay Festival program on June 2.
The new partnership between two universities, Howard and Columbia, is another example of a diversity-driven program in publishing.
The former leader of Canada’s Liberal Party, Michael Ignatieff is also the author of several books including a Booker-shortlisted novel.
Three winning university students and three instructors are honored by a new Black Stories program from Macmillan Learning.
Townsend’s ‘Fifth Sun: A New History of the Aztecs’ uses indigenous Nahuatl language sources and stories to surface its themes.
Saying that each book has ‘a striking resonance for the world around us in 2020,’ the Cundill jury’s Peter Frankopan names the finalists.
Canada’s Cundill History Prize reveals its larger-than-usual shortlist of 10 titles, Peter Frankopan calling them ‘a fantastic collection.’