The making of Richard Dawkins
19 September 2013 Last updated at 17:49 BST
Britain's best known atheist Richard Dawkins has moved away from his usual explorations into religion to concentrate on himself.
His latest book, An Appetite for Wonder, The Makings of a Scientist is an autobiography about his early life.
As he tells Meet the Author's Nick Higham the memoir starts with his bookish childhood in Africa...