Steven Pinker (Reader) Steven Pinker is an experimental cognitive scientist. Currently Johnstone Professor of Psychology at Harvard, he has also taught at Stanford and MIT. He has won many prizes for his research, teaching, and his eleven books, including The Language Instinct, How the Mind Works, The Blank Slate, The Better Angels of Our Nature, and The Sense of Style. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist, a Humanist of the Year, a recipient of nine honorary doctorates, and one of Foreign Policy's 'World's Top 100 Public Intellectuals' and Time's '100 Most Influential People in the World Today'. Orhan Pamuk (Reader) Orhan Pamuk, one of the world's major living novelists, won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1996. Stanley Tucci (Reader) Stanley Tucci is an American actor, writer, film producer and film director. He has starred in The Devil Wears Prada and The Hunger Games, and more recently in Supernova and The Witches. He is also author of two cookbooks, The Tucci Table and The Tucci Cookbook. Stanley lives in London. John Waters (Reader) John Waters has been a columnist with The Irish Times for over twenty years. As well as Jiving at the Crossroads (Blackstaff, 1991), which was reissued by Transworld Ireland in 2011, his books include Race of Angels: Ireland and the Genesis of U2 (Blackstaff/Fourth Estate, 1994); An Intelligent Person's Guide to Modern Ireland (Duckworth, 1997); Beyond Consolation (Continuum, 2010); and Feckers: 50 People who Fecked Up Ireland (Constable and Robinson, 2010).
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