The Man Who Loved China

June 03, 2008

China was once the world's most technologically advanced country. Writer Simon Winchester joins Focus today to talk about his new book The Man Who Loved China, in which he tells the tale of Joseph Needham, the Cambridge scientist who discovered the deepest secrets of the frontier nation.

Guest: Simon Winchester, OBE (author of The Man Who Loved China: The Fantastic Story of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries of the Middle Kingdom)