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Simon Winchester

Simon performed on stage for Seriously Entertaining at City Winery on January 27, 2014, speaking on the evening’s theme, “Plays With Matches.” Watch it below.

Simon Winchester is the acclaimed author of many books, including The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World, The Professor and the Madman, Atlantic, The Man Who Loved China, A Crack in the Edge of the World, and Krakatoa. Those books were New York Times bestsellers and appeared on numerous best and notable lists. His most recent book is Land: How the Hunger for Ownership Shaped the Modern World.

In 2006, Winchester was made an officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by her Majesty the Queen.

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