Bee Wilson was a food critic of England's New Statesman for five years, and now writes a weekly column for The Sunday Telegraph. She was named Food Journalist of the Year in 2004 by the Guild of Food Writers for her column, two years after being named BBC Radio 4 Food Writer of the Year. She recently completed a research fellowship in the History of Ideas at St. John's College, Cambridge. She is married with two children, and The Hive is her first book.
"Endlessly fascinating." --The Mail on Sunday"A brilliant examination of a natural phenomenon we all take for granted." --Sunday Express (London)"Erudite, informative, accurate, and a delight to read." --The Times Literary Supplement"Riveting...Almost any paragraph chosen at random is entertaining." --New Statesman"In her delightful book, Bee Wilson traces the ideas that humans have had about the hive, and how these ideas reflect prevailing views about the body politic." --The Economist"Beautifully produced and well researched...leaving readers to marvel." --The Good Book Guide"Entertaining and thoroughly worthwhile." --The Sunday Times