Winchester, Simon

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Land: How the Hunger for Ownership Shaped the Modern World

Winchester’s large audience will enjoy this well-worded, interdisciplinary look into the relationship between humans and the land.
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The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

Fans of Winchester's previous best sellers will discover this latest to be a delightful and engaging study of the role of historical and modern technology.
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The Perfectionists: A Brief History of Precision

New York Timesbest-selling Winchester charts the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age with an eye to a single factor: precision...
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Pacific: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World's Superpowers

Sure to appeal to history buffs or anyone in search of a pleasure read with surprising moral heft and geopolitical insight.
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The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary

A true crime tale, read by the author, involving calumny, craziness, and the Oxford English Dictionary...
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The Men Who United the States: America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible

Recommended for travel and history buffs. ["Highly recommended for public and school libraries and all readers looking for new and stimulating perspectives on the history of America," read the review of the Harper hc, LJ 9/15/13.]
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The Men Who United the States: America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible

Along the way, Winchester provides surprising insights into our social history, further enriching his narrative with accounts of his personal odysseys around the country. The results are highly recommended for public and school libraries and all readers looking for new and stimulating perspectives on the history of America. [See Prepub Alert 4/1/13.]
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Skulls: An Exploration of Alan Dudley’s Curious Collection

Highly recommended for curious readers of nonfiction, especially those unafraid of the macabre. A delight.
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The Alice Behind Wonderland

An important addition to the burgeoning collection of Dodgson scholarship, this book will appeal to scholars and general readers and is recommended to all.
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