Simon Winchester

Pacific: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World’s Superpowers

By Simon Winchester - Published 2015



Winchester’s latest fascinating exploration is his largest subject ever: the Pacific Ocean. At 64 million square miles, it is home to nearly half ...Read Review

Bomb, Book & Compass: Joseph Needham and the Great Secrets of China

By Simon Winchester - Published 2008



Many — from Napoleon onwards — can lay claim to forecasting the greatness of China, but few dedicated their lives to exploring its culture, civilization, ...Read Review