Richard Holmes

Richard Holmes is Professor of Biographical Studies at the University of East Anglia. His is a Fellow of the British Academy, has honorary doctorates from UEA and the Tavistock Institute, and was awarded an OBE in 1992. He is the author of the prize-winning and best-selling The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science, which was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize in 2009 and won the Royal Society Prize for Science writing. His first book,...See more