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A Text From The Wilderness

A Text From The Wilderness

Posted on 1st Sep, 2016 by Sally Campbell

Our Non-fiction Book of the Month for September is Amy Liptrot's searing, candid, Wainright Prize-winning debut The Outrun. Here, she further explores one of the elements touched on in the book: the idea that technology can in fact bring us closer to nature even in a place as remote as Papay, Orkney

One giant leap: The ARPANET has landed, October 1969

One giant leap: The ARPANET has landed, October 1969

Posted on 29th Oct, 2014 by Walter Isaacson

On this day in 1969, as Walter Isaacson reveals, the first-ever computer-to-computer link was established, and the internet stepped that bit closer to reality. 

Writing Jobs

Writing Jobs

Posted on 23rd Sep, 2013 by Guest contributor

Walter Isaacson's stunning biography of Steve Jobs is finally (almost) as portable as your iPhone now it's out in paperback. In our extract, you can read how he came to write it...