Tom Standage is digital editor at the Economist and editor-in-chief of its website. He is the author of six history books, including An Edible History of Humanity and the New York Times bestseller A History of the World in Six Glasses. His writing has also appeared in the Daily Telegraph, the New York Times, and Wired.
Tom Standage's fleet-footed and surprising global histories have delighted fans and sold hundreds of thousands of copies. Now, he returns with a provocative account of an overlooked form of technology-personal transportation-and explores how it has shaped...[SEE MORE]