Edward Brooke-Hitching is the author of the critically acclaimed books The Phantom Atlas (2016), which has been translated into nine languages, The Golden Atlas (2018) and Fox Tossing, Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports . The son of Franklin Brooke-Hitching, collector of the largest and most comprehensive library of British exploration and discovery ever accumulated, he is also a writer for the BBC series QI and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. He lives in London.
'An incredible collection of cosmic maps, paintings and artefacts charting how we have imagined the heavens throughout history.' * Big Issue * 'A beautiful new book. There are endless brilliant unforgettable stories in the Sky Atlas. So poetic... full of maps and illustrations.' -- Cerys Matthews * BBC Radio 6 Music *