Peter Whitfield is an historian and a poet. His books include A Universe of Books: Readings in World Literature and Landmarks in Western Science, New Found Lands – Maps in the History of Exploration. He is a keen cyclist and has written books on his sport.
- Titles read by Peter Whitfield
- Darwin – In a Nutshell (unabridged)
- The History of Science (unabridged)
- The Renaissance – In a Nutshell (unabridged)