Matt Ridley’s books have sold over 800,000 copies, been translated into 27 languages and been short-listed for six literary prizes. In 2004 he won the National Academies Book Award from the US National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine for 'Nature via Nurture'. In 2007 he won the Davis Prize from the US History of Science Society for 'Francis Crick'.
Ian Punnett was joined by author Matt Ridley for a discussion on human prosperity, which he believes is the result of people working for each other. Investigative journalist and author Peter Lance appeared in the first hour with a brief report on Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, thought to be linked to several recent terror attacks. ... More »Host: Ian Punnett