Book Extracts

by Andrew Robinson

2011
The Apu Trilogy: Satyajit Ray and the Making of an Epic 
Read Chapter 1 ("Self-taught film-maker").

2011: 
Genius: A Very Short Introduction
Read Chapter 1 ("Defining genius").

2012
Earthquake: Nature and Culture
Read Chapter 1 ("Earth-shattering events"),

and see the jacket

2012
The Scientists: An Epic of Discovery 
Read the Introduction and the List of Contributors

2012:
Cracking the Egyptian Code: The Revolutionary Life of Jean-François Champollion 
Read the prologue ("Egyptomania").

2013
Exceptional Creativity in Science and Technology: Individuals, Institutions, and Innovations
Read the Contents and Introduction and the List of Contributors, and see the Cover.

2014
India: A Short History
Read the Preface.

2015:
The Indus: Lost Civilizations
Read Chapter 1 ("An enigmatic world").

2016:
Earth-Shattering Events: Earthquakes, Nations and Civilization
Read the Introduction ("Earthquakes and history").