MEDIA ALERT - INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY - THE AGE OF CLINTON - GIL TROY
October 26, 2015 McGill professor of History Gil Troy will be in Toronto and available for interviews on Saturday October 31 and Sunday November 1 as he will be moderating an afternoon event at the International Festival of Authors (IFOA). Prof. Troy has just published a book, The Age of Clinton: America in the 1990s.
Prof. Troy will be moderating a panel of the Cundill Prize in Historical Literature finalists at the IFOA on Saturday, October 31, 3pm. http://ifoa.org/events/cundill-prize-in-history The three 2015 finalists for the largest book prize in historical non-fiction will be in conversation about the experience of writing historical non-fiction.
Interview with Gil Troy in the McGill Reporter: http://publications.mcgill.ca/reporter/2015/10/40048/
The Cundill Prize in Historical Literature at McGill (Cundill Prize) was established in 2008 to recognize and promote literary and academic achievement in history. The award is offered each year by McGill University to an individual, of any nationality and from any country, who has published a book determined to have had (or likely to have) a profound literary, social and academic impact in the area of history.
Gil Troy is the author of The Age of Clinton: America in the 1990s, published by Thomas Dunne Books. He is a Professor of History at McGill University and a Visiting Scholar at the Brookings Institution in Washington. A leading presidential historian, he is the award-winning author of 10 other books, including Moynihan’s Moment: America’s Fight against Zionism as Racism. He writes a regular column in The Daily Beast and The Jerusalem Post and has been widely quoted in the popular press, includingThe New York Times and The Washington Post.