AOT #112: Simon Winchester Podcasts The Man Who Loved China

June 2, 2008 by  
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Simon Winchester The Man Who Loved China

Simon Winchester, the bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman and Krakatoa, discusses his new book The Man Who Loved China: The Fantastic Story of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries of the Middle Kingdom. In sumptuous and illuminating detail, Winchester brings to life the extraordinary story of Joseph Needham, the brilliant Cambridge scientist who unlocked the most closely held secrets of China, long the world’s most technologically advanced country.

($27.95) HarperCollins ISBN #978-0-06-088459-8. You can visit Simon Winchester’s official web site as well.


One Response to “AOT #112: Simon Winchester Podcasts The Man Who Loved China”
  1. Constance Costas says:

    Fascinating book with a great surprise ending from the author’s own experience. Funny and intelligent. This one is a standout.

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