What reason can you give me for the circulation of the blood? William Harvey's theory of circulation was as controversial in its day as Copernicus' idea that the earth revolved around the sun.
Thomas Wright was educated at Saint Thomas More RC School, Bedford, and Magdalen College, Oxford. His groundbreaking Oscar's Books (Chatto & Windus, 2008), a portrait of his hero Oscar Wilde though his reading, was hailed by Craig Brown as 'an original and eccentric landmark in the art of literary biography'. His play, Death in Genoa, was recently produced in London and broadcast on website of The Independent. He lives in Oxford.
Short-listed for James Tait Black Prize 2013 (UK).