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Tom Standage

Tom Standage is deputy editor of the Economist and the author of six previous history books, including Writing on the Wall , the New York Times bestsellers A History of the World in 6 Glasses and An Edible History of Humanity , and The Victorian Internet , a history of the telegraph. His writing has also appeared in the New York Times , the Guardian , Wired , and other publications. Standage holds a degree in engineering and computer science from Oxford University. He lives in London. ...See more