All Necessary Means – Co-written with Ben Brown, this was an inside account of the reality behind the first Gulf War, BBC Books 1991

The Sorcerer’s Challenge – Revelations about the strange and terrible weapons of the future, Hodder & Stoughton, 1991.

Tomorrow’s War – US edition of The Sorcerer’s Challenge, Harcourt Brace, 1995.

Reporting live from the end of the world – My behind-the-scenes view of environmental coverage, Profile Books, 2010.

An iceberg as big as Manhattan – updated edition, published 2011.

Black Holes by Stephen Hawking – To aid understanding, I wrote an introduction and notes to his BBC Reith Lectures, published by Bantam Books, 2016

An iceberg as big as Manhattan
The Sorcerer’s Challenge
All Necessary Means
Black Holes
Ox Travels
Tomorrow’s War
Reporting From The End Of The World