Waterstones Gower Street hosted their annual Christmas Extravaganza Author Night on Thursday 8th December 2011, and as usual, supplied some big literary names to participate in signings and chats with readers.
This year’s line-up included:
The wonderfully prolific John Gribbin - science writer and astrophysicist - promoting his latest book, The Reason Why: The Miracle of Life on Earth. To read the THES review of this book by astrobiologist Lewis Dartnell, click here.
Environmental writer & historian Richard Hamblyn, with his latest book, The Art of Science: A Natural History of Ideas. To read The Guardian’s review of this book by science writer Peter Forbes, click here.
Previous Waterstones Gower Street author nights have featured:
Acclaimed actor, broadcaster & author Simon Callow.
Broadcaster, author and historian Dan Cruikshank.
Broadcaster, historian and author David Starkey.
Author and historian Diarmaid MacCulloch.
Historian & biographer Richard Holmes.
Journalist, broadcaster & author Andrew Marr.
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