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Thomas Wright

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Thomas Wright was educated at Saint Thomas More School, Bedford and Magdalen College, 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, which won the Wellcome Trust Book Prize in 2012. He lives in Oxford.

Books by Thomas Wright


Winner of the Wellcome Trust Book Prize 2012, this is the vivid and visceral biography of William Harvey, the Renaissance anatomist who discovered the circulation of the blood.

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Oscar's Books

A fresh and delightful examination of the character of Oscar Wilde by looking at him through the prism of the books he read.

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