Back Author Spotlight
Simple News Pro
  AuthorSpot - Textbooks  

Andrew McConnell Stott

track author

Andrew McConnell Stott likes books, potatoes and crunchy fruit.

He is the author of "Comedy" (Routledge, 2005; 2nd edn, 2014) and "The Pantomime Life of Joseph Grimaldi" (Canongate, 2009) , which won the Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Prize for Non-Fiction, the Sheridan Morley Prize for Theatre Biography, and the George Freedley Memorial Award. Grimaldi was a BBC Radio 4 'Book of the Week,' and was named as one of the Guardian's "Books of the Year" for 2010. In 2010-11, he was a Fellow at the New York Public Library's Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers....

Benjamin Spock

track author

Benjamin Spock, M.D., practiced pediatrics in New York City from 1933 to 1947. He then became a medical teacher and researcher at the Mayo Clinic, the University of Pittsburgh, and Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. The author of eleven books, he was a political activist for causes that vitally affect children: disarmament, day care, schooling, housing, and medical care for all. He had two sons, a stepdaughter, and four grandchildren. Dr. Spock, who died March 15, 1998, at age ninety-four, was married to Mary Morgan. Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care has been translated into thirty-nine languages and has sold...