Simon Winchester - The Perfectionists

The next author in our Spring Literary Luncheon series is Simon Winchester, author of The Professor and the Madman, Krakatoa and The Men Who United the States.

His latest, The Perfectionists, 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.

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The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062652553
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Published: Harper - May 8th, 2018

The Men Who United the States: America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics, and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062079619
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 16th, 2014

Pacific: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators and Fading Empires Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062315427
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 25th, 2016

The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780060839789
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Harper Perennial - July 5th, 2005

Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883 Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060838591
Availability: Backordered
Published: Harper Perennial - July 5th, 2005

The Man Who Loved China: The Fantastic Story of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries of the Middle Kingdom Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780060884611
Availability: Out of stock, usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Harper Perennial - April 28th, 2009