Richard Hamblyn was born in 1965 and is a graduate of the universities of Essex and of Cambridge, where he wrote a doctoral dissertation on the early history of geology in Britain. He lives and works in London.
We've asked our authors to tell us their favourite books of the year - and their long-standing favourites, too. Here, author Richard Hamblyn, author of The Art of Science, takes you through the non-fiction highlights of the year.
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