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Michael White - Author

About the Author

Michael White is the author of some twenty-five books, which have appeared in more than 150 editions around the world. His titles include international bestsellers, Stephen Hawking: A Life In Science, Leonardo: The First Scientist, Tolkien: A Biography and The Science of the X-Files. He divides his time between London and Perth, Western Australia.


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Featured books by Michael White

The Beautiful Assassin

The Beautiful Assassin

Author: Michael White Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/07/2011

The book has a slow start but it's perfectly pitched to make sure you are well and truly hooked when it gallops into an intriguing spy story set during and after WW2. We really enjoyed the blending of real and fictional characters to create an exciting and captivating story with a very different central character, a female sniper with Hollywood looks. If you haven't read any Michael White then this is an excellent place to start as he has five other books waiting for you...

eBooks of the Month
A Teaspoon and an Open Mind

A Teaspoon and an Open Mind

Author: Michael White Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/11/2005

I am really not qualified to judge this book for I am not scientifically minded but if I can be fascinated with the whole concept then those who understand and appreciate it should be riveted.  It is the real science behind Dr Who and then some.  There are ‘facts’ on Atlantis, an explanation of Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle and other extraordinary topics from aliens and Von Daniken’s theories to telepathy, cybernetics and, of course, time travel.  The author did the same sort of thing for the X-Files which is well worth looking at too.