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              Books by Simon Winchester

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              The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World
               

              The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Winchester, Simon

              • $34.99

              The revered New York Times bestselling author traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancement--precision--in a superb history that is both an homage and a warning for our future. The rise of ma ...

              ISBN 9780062652560
              Published 7 May 2019 by Harper Perennial
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              Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

              Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World (Trade Paperback / Paperback, ePub edition)

              By Winchester, Simon

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              Best-selling author Simon Winchester maps the amazing trajectory of the fathers of engineering. The lives of Wilkinson, Whitworth, Maudslay, Bramah, and Ramsden are interwoven with anecdotes such as the invention of the Rolls-Royce and Thomas Jefferson's innovations, offering a f ...

              ISBN 9780008241773
              Published 8 May 2018 by HarperCollins Publishers
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              Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

              Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World (Hardback, ePub edition)

              By Winchester, Simon

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              Best-selling author Simon Winchester maps the amazing trajectory of the fathers of engineering. The lives of Wilkinson, Whitworth, Maudslay, Bramah, and Ramsden are interwoven with anecdotes such as the invention of the Rolls-Royce and Thomas Jefferson's innovations, offering a f ...

              ISBN 9780008241766
              Published 23 April 2018 by HarperCollins Publishers
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              Ikigai & Other Japanese Words to Live By

              Ikigai & Other Japanese Words to Live By (Hardback)

              By Fujimoto, Mari; Foreword by Winchester, Simon; Photographs by Kenna, Michael

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              Japanese linguistic expression and philosophy are deeply interwoven, to the extent that almost every word holds a mine of cultural meaning. Much as the concepts of hygge , lykke and lagom have changed the lives of Western readers, this book aims to introduc e and explain some of ...

              ISBN 9781911130888
              Published 1 April 2019 by Misc - Alliance Distribution
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              Oxford

              Oxford (Hardback)

              By Parr, Martin; Winchester, Simon

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              A wonderful photo-documentary account of a year in the life of Oxford University, created by the renowned photo-journalist Martin Parr. His exquisite behind-the-scenes images are accompanied by Simon Winchester's witty and affectionate essay on life in the iconic institution.

              ISBN 9780198724414
              Published 21 September 2017 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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              Base Nation: How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World

              Base Nation: How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Foreword by Winchester, Simon

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              From Italy to the Indian Ocean, from Japan to Honduras, a far-reaching examination of the perils of American military bases overseas.

              ISBN 9781510728813
              Published 3 October 2017 by Skyhorse Publishing
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              The Kindness of Strangers

              The Kindness of Strangers (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 3rd New edition)

              By Cahill, Tim; Eggers, Dave; George, Don; Morris, Jan; Winchester, Simon

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              A timely collection of 26 inspiring tales, The Kindness of Strangers explores the unexpected human connections that so often transfigure and transform the experience of travel, and celebrates the gift of kindness around the world. Featuring stories by Jan Morris, Tim Cahill, Simo ...

              ISBN 9781786571908
              Published 2 November 2016 by Lonely Planet Global Limited
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              Series Lonely Planet Travel Literature
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              Pacific: The Ocean of the Future
               

              Pacific: The Ocean of the Future (Paperback)

              By Winchester, Simon

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              Travelling the circumference of the truly gigantic Pacific, Simon Winchester tells the story of the world's largest body of water, and - in matters economic, political and military - the ocean of the future.

              ISBN 9780008196967
              Published 25 July 2016 by HarperCollins Publishers
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              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 (Paperback, export ed)

              By Winchester, Simon

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              Simon Winchester's The Surgeon of Crowthorne was an international bestseller and tells an extraordinary true story of murder, madness and an extraordinary friendship in the nineteenth century. It is the tale of James Murray, the compiler of the first Oxford English Dictionary, an ...

              ISBN 9780141037714
              Published 1 September 2008 by Penguin
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              Series Popular Penguins
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              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 (Paperback, New edition)

              By Winchester, Simon

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              W.C. Minor was one of the keenest volunteers involved in the making of the Oxford English Dictionary. What the OED's editor, James Murray, didn't realise was that he was also a millionaire American Civil War surgeon turned lunatic, imprisoned in Broadmoor Asylum for murder.

              ISBN 9780140271287
              Published 3 June 1999 by Penguin
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