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Simon Winchester is the acclaimed author of many books, including The Professor and the Madman, The Men Who United the States, The Map That Changed the World, The Man Who Loved China, A 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 (OBE) by Her Majesty the Queen. He resides in western Massachusetts.
Interesting information for someone like myself who is British.Published 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
Older but still a useful look at the remnants of the British Empire. Some hilarious exploits and some that just seemed damned foolish. Fairly kind to the inhabitants. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Reg Nordman
Very interesting piece on the far-flung, and diminished, British Empire. Unfortunately, it is dated: the reader is left guessing what has become of Hong Kong, Bermuda, the... Read morePublished 8 months ago by P. Scott
One of the most fun and interesting books I have read.Winchester has a great way of telling about history,adventure and people.Published 12 months ago by Michael Price
“Outposts” takes us on a round the world trip to the surprisingly large number of teeney weeney little spots on the globe that constitute the remnants of the British Empire. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Andy McKinney
can you update this one is a set of CD not a paper back thank you
Title Outposts CD