" Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact". - Thomas Huxley

John Mitchinson

John Mitchinson is Director of Research at QI, and the co-author with John Lloyd of various QI books, the latest of which is The Second Book of General Ignorance.

For the ten years before QI, Mitchinson was a book publisher, Prior to that he spent six years as Marketing Director of Waterstone's. John is a Vice-President of the Hay Festival, a director of Jonathan Burrows contemporary dance group, a Fellow of the RSA and one of Trustees of the London Centre for International Storytelling.

First broadcast on 17th December 2010.

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See also this interview with John and Keith Kahn-Harris talking about John's exciting new publishing venture Unbound.

First broadcast on 7th October 2011.

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