Simon Winchester on the Seemingly Magical Way Knowledge is Now Transmitted ‹ Literary Hub


Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.

In this episode, Andrew talks to the author of Knowing What We Know, Simon Winchester, about the seemingly magical way in which contemporary knowledge is transmitted.

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Simon Winchester is the acclaimed author of many books, including The Professor and the MadmanThe Man Who Loved ChinaA Crack in the Edge of the World, and Krakatoa—all of which were New York Times bestsellers and appeared on numerous best and notable lists. In 2006 Winchester was made an officer of the Order of the British Empire by her Majesty the Queen. He lives in Manhattan and in western Massachusetts.

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