Conor Farrington is a writer and academic at the University of Cambridge and Hughes Hall, Cambridge, where his research focuses on the intersections of technology, science and politics.
In addition to a collection of short stories (A Countryman’s Creel, Merlin Unwin) and an academic book (Quantified Lives and Vital Data, Palgrave Macmillan), he has published features, essays and reviews in publications including The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, The Political Quarterly, Science, and The Lancet. He has also written on classical music for publications including The Times Literary Supplement and Pianist magazine, and writes CD booklets for Chandos Records and King’s College Cambridge.
Conor is the author of the Olga Pushkin mystery series, the first of which will be published by Little, Brown’s Constable imprint in hardback in October 2021.
His latest book is The Lost Symphony, a thriller in which the secret manuscript of Beethoven’s Tenth Symphony becomes entangled in contemporary politics, which is currently out on submission to publishers.