Simon Winchester

Author and Journalist

Bio

Simon Winchester is a best-selling author, journalist, and broadcaster. In 2006, he was awarded an OBE (Officer of the British Empire) by Queen Elizabeth.

Featured Work

APR 14, 2016 Podcast

Global Ethics Forum Preview: Pacific with Simon Winchester

On the next Global Ethics Forum, best-selling author Simon Winchester discusses the geopolitics of the Pacific Ocean. In this excerpt, Winchester describes how a natural ...

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NOV 18, 2015 Podcast

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

Master storyteller, researcher, and traveler Simon Winchester takes us on a fascinating voyage through the Pacific, tying it all together with two ethical questions: Should ...

Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms, and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories

NOV 17, 2010 Podcast

Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms, and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories

Master raconteur Simon Winchester tells a series of gripping and little-known tales of the Atlantic, the ocean he calls "the inland sea of modern civilization."