Thursday, March 23, 2023

Simplified Chinese Edition


Just seen the cover art for the forthcoming edition of A (Very) Short &c &c in Simplified Chinese. I hope you agree with me that it looks just spectacular.


Thursday, March 16, 2023

Swedish Edition

Thrilled to announce the first sale of an edition of A (Very) Short History of Life on Earth in Scandinavia - Fri Tanke, in Sweden.

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Hay Festival

I'll be at the Hay Festival on Wednesday 31 May at 1pm in conversation with comedian and bibliomane Robin Ince. For the full program click here.

And Now, From Azerbaijan

News just in - A (Very) Short &c &c has attracted a translation deal with publisher Qanun for an edition in Azerbaijani. This is the 23rd translation rights deal for the book - the full list can be found here.

Thursday, February 23, 2023

In Paperback in US and Canada

The paperback US/Canada edition of A (Very) Short History of Life on Earth will be released on 4 April 2023 and is available for preorder.



Sunday, February 19, 2023

At the Northern Ireland Science Festival

Friday 17th saw me at the Black Box venue in Belfast in conversation with Dr Maarten Blaauw of Queen's University. Pics courtesy of the Northern Ireland Science Festival.




Friday, January 13, 2023

Northern Ireland Science Festival

On 17 February I'll be chatting about A (Very) Short History of Life on Earth at the Northern Ireland Science Festival. Details here.