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The Professor and the Madman

There Will Always Be an England: What's With These Skulls, Anyway?

Andrea Grossman | Posted 01.20.2013 | Los Angeles
Andrea Grossman

There will always be an England. Let's just take Alan Dudley, whose staggering skull collection reveals itself in its strange entirety.

The Professor and the Madman

Peter Clothier | Posted 10.22.2012 | Books
Peter Clothier

The madman, Dr. William Chester Minor, improbably, became one of the most important and prolific contributors to the laborious construction of the Oxford English Dictionary.

Why Is Simon Winchester So Popular?

Slate Magazine | Nathan Heller | Posted 05.30.2011 | Books

Simon Winchester, the author of The Professor and the Madman and other best-selling works of popular history, came out with his last book in the fall,...