Mark Forsyth is a writer whose books have made him one of the UK’s best- known commentators on words and the English language. The Etymologicon was a Sunday Times #1 Bestseller and BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week, as was his second book The Horologicon. He writes the Inky Fool blog and has contributed articles to the Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Spectator, New York Times and Wall Street Journal among others. He lives in Clerkenwell, London.
His third book The Elements of Eloquence is an hilarious insight into the secrets of how to turn the perfect phrase. Mark is a passionate supporter of independent bookshops and has just written Unknown Unknown, a celebration of bookshops in a digital age which can aptly only be bought from your local independent bookshop.
You can follow Mark on twitter @inkyfool