Peter Popham's The Lady and the Peacock
Peter Popham’s masterful biography of Aung San Suu Kyi, The Lady and the Peacock, is published this week and we’ll be posting pictures later of its launch at the Houses of Parliament on Thursday. However, the book has already received such wonderful critical acclaim in the press, the Rider Books team wanted to share this: “Popham’s biography goes a long way to...
Science vs. Spirituality
Deepak Chopra and Leonard Mlodinow’s War of the Worldviews is out now
Happy Birthday Desmond Tutu!
Today is one of our favourite Rider authors Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s 80th birthday. The first black Archbishop of Cape Town, Tutu won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 for his leadership of the South African anti-apartheid struggle. For decades he has, as Barack Obama described him, been ‘a voice of principle, an unrelenting champion of justice, and a dedicated peacemaker’. He was Chair of the...