Nick Rennison

Author's books

Peter Mark Roget: The Man Who Became a Book


Every day, thousands of people worldwide consult Roget’s Thesaurus. How many stop to consider why that endlessly useful reference book is so called? How many know anything about the man behind it? Nick Rennison’s biography reveals the full story of Roget’s involvement with the great issues and the great personalities of the 19th century and recounts the forgotten life behind one of the most famous of all reference books.