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Bryan Appleyard

Bryan Appleyard

Bryan Appleyard was educated at King’s College, Cambridge. He writes primarily for the Sunday Times and has been selected as Feature Writer of the Year three times, as well as Interviewer of the Year in the British Press Awards. He is a former fellow of the World Economic Forum, and he won a CBE in 2019 for services to the arts. His books include The Pleasures of PeaceUnderstanding The Present,  How to Live Forever or Die Trying and The Brain is Wider than the Sky: Why Simple Solutions Don’t Work in a Complex World. His next book, The Car: A Biography of the Machine That Invented the World, will be published in 2022.

Books in order of publication:

The Pleasures of Peace (1989)

Understanding the Present (1992)

How to Live Forever or Die Trying (2007)

The Brain is Wider than the Sky: Why Simple Solutions Don’t Work in a Complex World (2011)

The Car: Biography of the Machine That Invented the World (2022)

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