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The Professor and The Madman

The Professor and The Madman

by Simon Winchester

National Bestseller!One of the greatest literary achievements in the history of English letters, the creation of the Oxford English Dictionary began in 1857, took seventy years to complete, and drew from tens of thousands of brilliant minds. But hidde...

Narrator: Simon Winchester
Published: 01/13/2004
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Pacific

Pacific

by Simon Winchester

Following his acclaimed Atlantic and The Men Who United the States, New York Times bestselling author Simon Winchester offers an enthralling biography of the Pacific Ocean and its role in the modern world, exploring our relationship with this imposing...

Narrator: Simon Winchester
Published: 10/27/2015
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The Perfectionists

The Perfectionists

by Simon Winchester

The revered New York Times bestselling author traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancement—precision—in a superb history that is both an homage and a...

Narrator: Simon Winchester
Published: 05/08/2018
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The Men Who United the States

The Men Who United the States

by Simon Winchester

Simon Winchester, the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of Atlantic and The Professor and the Madman, delivers his first book about America: a fascinating popular history that illuminates the men who toiled fearlessly to discover, connect, a...

Narrator: Simon Winchester
Published: 10/15/2013
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Krakatoa

Krakatoa

by Simon Winchester

Simon Winchester, New York Times bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman, examines the legendary annihilation in 1883 of the volcano-island of Krakatoa, which was followed by an immense tsunami that killed nearly forty thousand people. The ...

Narrator: Simon Winchester
Published: 01/13/2004
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The Alice Behind Wonderland

The Alice Behind Wonderland

by Simon Winchester

On a summer's day in 1858, in a garden behind Christ Church College in Oxford, Charles Dodgson, a lecturer in mathematics, photographed six-year-old Alice Liddell, the daughter of the college dean, with a Thomas Ottewill Registered Double Folding came...

Narrator: Simon Winchester
Published: 05/24/2011
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The Man Who Loved China

The Man Who Loved China

by Simon Winchester

In sumptuous and illuminating detail Simon Winchester chronicles the extraordinary story of Joseph Needham, the brilliant Cambridge scientist who turned his eccentric genius on the study of China. In 1937 Joseph Needham fell in love with a visiting Ch...

Narrator: Simon Winchester
Published: 05/06/2008
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A Crack in the Edge of the World

A Crack in the Edge of the World

by Simon Winchester

The international bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman and Krakatoa vividly brings to life the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake that leveled a city symbolic of America's relentless western expansion. Simon Winchester has also fashioned an e...

Narrator: Simon Winchester
Published: 10/04/2005
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The Map That Changed the World

The Map That Changed the World

by Simon Winchester

From the author of the bestselling The Professor and the Madman comes the fascinating story of the father of modern geologyIn 1793, William Smith, the orphan son of a village blacksmith, made a startling discovery that was to turn the science of geolo...

Narrator: Simon Winchester
Published: 01/13/2004
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The Fracture Zone

The Fracture Zone

by Simon Winchester

Award-winning journalist and author Simon Winchester takes readers on a personal tour of the Balkans. Combining history and interviews with the people who live there, Winchester offers a fascinating glimpse into the complex issues at work in this chao...

Narrator: Steven Crossley
Published: 10/23/2001
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Atlantic

Atlantic

by Simon Winchester

"Variably genial, cautionary, lyrical, admonitory, terrifying, horrifying and inspiring…A lifetime of thought, travel, reading, imagination and memory inform this affecting account." —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)Blending history and ane...

Narrator: Simon Winchester
Published: 11/02/2010
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