Paul Strathern

Paul Strathern (born 1940) is a Scots-Irish writer and academic. He was born in London, and studied at Trinity College, Dublin, after which he served in the Merchant Navy over a period of two years. He then lived on a Greek island. In 1966 he travelled overland to India and the Himalayas. His novel ''A Season in Abyssinia'' won a Somerset Maugham Award in 1972.

Besides five novels, he has also written numerous books on science, philosophy, history, literature, medicine and economics. He is the author of two successful series of short introductory books: ''Philosophers in 90 Minutes'' and ''The Big Idea: Scientists Who Changed the World''. His book on the history of chemistry entitled ''Mendeleyev's Dream'' (2000) was short-listed for the Aventis Prize, and his works have been translated into over two dozen languages. He is the author of the best-selling ''The Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance'', ''Napoleon in Egypt'', and ''The Artist, the Philosopher and the Warrior: Leonardo, Machiavelli and Borgia - a fateful collusion'' (2009) and ''The Spirit of Venice: from Marco Polo to Casanova'' (2012). His recent works include ''The Periodic Table'' (2015), "Quacks, Rogues and Charlatans" (2015) and The Borgias. His work on economic history 'Dr Strangelove's Game' (2001) was chosen as a Google business book of the year.

Strathern was a lecturer at Kingston University, where he taught philosophy and mathematics. He has one daughter, Oona, who is a writer and journalist. She lives in Vienna with her husband the German futurist and writer , and their three grandsons. Provided by Wikipedia
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by Strathern, Paul, 1940-
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by Strathern, Paul, 1940-
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by Strathern, Paul, 1940-
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by Strathern, Paul, 1940-
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by Strathern, Paul, 1940-
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by Strathern, Paul, 1940-
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by Strathern, Paul, 1940-
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by Strathern, Paul, 1940-
Published 1998
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by Strathern, Paul, 1940-
Published 2000
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by Strathern, Paul, 1940-
Published 1998
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by Strathern, Paul, 1940-
Published 2001
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by Strathern, Paul, 1940-
Published 1997
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by Strathern, Paul, 1940-
Published 1998
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by Strathern, Paul, 1940-
Published 1999
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by Strathern, Paul, 1940-
Published 2002
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by Strathern, Paul, 1940-
Published 1997
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by Strathern, Paul, 1940-
Published 1979
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by Strathern, Paul, 1940-
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