Author Simon Winchester Talk & Signing

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We are honored to welcome back revered New York Times best-selling author Simon Winchester, a former Gunn Library Luminary, for a talk and signing of his new book, The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World.

Mr. Winchester traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancement – precision – in a superb history that is both an homage and a warning for our future. Join us as Simon journeys through time and introduces the minds, methods and landmark inventions that have changed the modern world. In The Perfectionists, Winchester argues that precision is the component most crucial to the advancement of history. Visit

Books will be available for sale and signing at the event, courtesy of Hickory Stick Bookstore.

Gunn Memorial Library
5 Wykeham Road, Washington CT 06793