Simon Winchester


Country: United Kingdom/USA

Simon Winchester is the New York Times bestselling author of Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded and The Professor and the Madman. His recent titles include Pacific and The Men Who United the States. Simon was awarded an Order of the British Empire for his services to journalism and literature. He lives in Massachusetts and New York City.

Simon Winchester adalah Penulis buku terlaris New York Times, Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded dan The Professor and the Madman. Judul karya terbarunya meliputi Atlantic dan The Men Who United the States. Winchester meraih penghargaan di ajang Order of the British Empire untuk jasanya kepada bidang jurnalistik dan sastra. Saat ini ia tinggal di Massachusetts dan New York City.

Appearing in

Main Program: Simon Winchester: A Case for Curiosity

An intellectual adventurer armed with insatiable curiosity, Simon Winchester’s bestselling books of narrative history include The Professor and the Madman, Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded and most recently, Pacific. …


Special Event: From Kaifeng to Krakatoa: Lunch with Fuchsia Dunlop and Simon Winchester

Indulge your inner explorer with tales tall and true from narrative non-fiction legend Simon Winchester and culinary adventurer Fuchsia Dunlop at Plataran Ubud Resort & Spa. Over a sizzling Sichuan …


Fringe Event: Stories by the Sea with Simon Winchester

With a knack for tracking down the most fascinating stories from around the globe, Simon Winchester is the beloved author of Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded, Pacific and numerous other bestsellers. …


Satellite Program: Yogyakarta // A Case for Curiosity

Simon Winchester, bestselling author of Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded, heads to the majestic nDalem Natan to share some of his extraordinary stories. Simon’s non-fiction works cover a vast …


Satellite Program: Yogyakarta // Narrating History with Simon Winchester

After decades of writing about extraordinary events, Simon Winchester is renowned for his witty and informative books covering a diverse array of subjects. One of the world’s master storytellers, Simon …


Special Event: People of Letters

“Who is left / That writes these days? / You and me / We’ll be different,” sang PJ Harvey in The Letter. A literary fixture in Australia and New York, …