Simon Winchester

New Releases

Language

Ebook Format

DRM

1 - 10 of 25 results

Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded

Krakatoa

The Day the World Exploded

Penguin Books Ltd (2004)
US$15.50

Simon Winchester's brilliant chronicle of the destruction of the Indonesian island of Krakatoa in...

The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary

The Professor and the Madman

A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary

HarperCollins (2009)
US$12.76

A New York Times Notable Book  •  Now a Major Motion Picture The Professor and the Madman is...

Korea: A Walk Through the Land of Miracles

Korea

A Walk Through the Land of Miracles

HarperCollins (2009)
US$12.01

In the late 1980s,  New York Times  bestselling author Simon Winchester set out on foot to discover...

Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms,and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories

Atlantic

Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms,and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories

HarperCollins (2010)
US$12.01

"Variably genial, cautionary, lyrical, admonitory, terrifying, horrifying and inspiring…A lifetime...

The Man Who Loved China: The Fantastic Story of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries of the Middle Kingdom

The Man Who Loved China

The Fantastic Story of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries of the Middle Kingdom

HarperCollins (2009)
US$13.51

In sumptuous and illuminating detail, Simon Winchester, the bestselling author of  The Professor and...

The Surgeon of Crowthorne: A Tale of Murder, Madness and the Oxford English Dictionary

The Surgeon of Crowthorne

A Tale of Murder, Madness and the Oxford English Dictionary

Penguin Books Ltd (2002)
US$12.68

The making of the Oxford English Dictionary was a monumental 50 year task requiring thousands of...

Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883

Krakatoa

The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883

HarperCollins (2013)
US$13.51

The bestselling author of  The Professor and the Madman  and  The Map That Changed the World...

The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

The Perfectionists

How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

HarperCollins (2018)
US$13.51

The revered New York Times bestselling author traces the development of technology from the...

The Map That Changed the World: A Tale of Rocks, Ruin and Redemption

The Map That Changed the World

A Tale of Rocks, Ruin and Redemption

Penguin Books Ltd (2002)
US$15.50

The extraordinary tale of the father of modern geology. Hidden behind velvet curtains above a...

The Fracture Zone: My Return to the Balkans

The Fracture Zone

My Return to the Balkans

HarperCollins (2009)
US$11.26

A True Portrait of One of the World's Most Chaotic and Beautiful Regions That Explains Why Violence...