PROVO — Award-winning scholar and best-selling author Nathaniel Philbrick will present a Brigham Young University Forum on Tuesday at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center.

Philbrick has written many books on maritime subjects, including the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in History finalist "Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community and War" and "In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex," which won the National Book Award for nonfiction in 2000.

The forum will be presented live on BYU Television, KBYU TV, KBYU FM and