Thomas Wright

2012 Winner

Thomas Wright is a freelance writer and researcher who lives in London and Genoa. He was educated at Saint Thomas More School, Bedford and Magdalen College, Oxford. He lives in Oxford.

He is the author of Table Talk; the groundbreaking Oscar's Books, a biography of his hero Oscar Wilde through his reading; Circulation, a biography of William Harvey. His first book Table Talk of Oscar Wilde (Cassell 2000) was chosen by Simon Callow as one of his books of the year. He proclaimed it 'the closest we'll ever get to hearing the great man talk'. He lectures frequently on Wilde and has written countless articles about him.

    Wellcome Book Prize Achievement

    • Circulation

      By Thomas Wright