Peter Whitfield is an historian and a poet. His books include A Universe of Books: Readings in World Literature, Landmarks in Western Science and New Found Lands – Maps in the History of Exploration. He is a keen cyclist and has written books on his sport. He has written and read Darwin – In a Nutshell and The Renaissance – In a Nutshell, as well as writing The History of English Poetry for Naxos AudioBooks.
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