About the author

Vladimír Socha (born January 1st, 1982 in Hradec Králové) is a Czech writer, publisher, public lecturer and science promoter from the city of Hradec Králové (north-eastern Czech Republic). His main interest lies in dinosaur paleontology and the history of science in general. As of 2017 he published nine books about dinosaurs and primeval life in Czech language, five booklets and many magazine articles about nature, history and prehistory. In 2009 he volunteered in the summer paleontological field dig in eastern Montana. A year later, he published a book about the experience called Dinosauři od Pekelného potoka („Dinosaurs from the Hell Creek“). He also has many other activities, mainly concerning popularization of dinosaur paleontology. His other interests are athletics (track and field), history of ancient Rome and astronomy. Contact email address is v.socha@seznam.cz.

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Published books
* Úžasný svět dinosaurů (“Magnificent World of Dinosaurs“), Triton 2009 (2nd edition 2012)

* Encyklopedie dinosaurů ve světle nejnovějších objevů (“Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs in the Light of new Discoveries“), Libri 2010

* Dinosauři od Pekelného potoka (“Dinosaurs from the Hell Creek“) Motto, 2010

* Po stopách dinosaurů (“In the Footsteps of Dinosaurs“), Triton 2011

* Podivuhodní draci (“Magnificent Dragons“, brochure), Triton 2013

* Objevy pod vrstvami času (“Discoveries under the Layers of Time“), Computer Press 2014

* Pravěk v českých zemích (“Prehistory of the Czech Lands“, brochure), Triton 2015

* Pravěcí vládci oblohy (“Prehistoric Rulers of the Skies“, brochure), Triton 2015

* Neznámí dinosauři (“Unknown Dinosaurs“), Mladá fronta 2015

* Poslední dny dinosaurů (“The Last Days of Dinosaurs“), Radioservis 2016

* Dinosauří rekordmani („Dinosaur Record Holders“, brochure), Triton 2016

* Dinosauři v Čechách („Dinosaurs in the Czech lands“), Vyšehrad 2017

* Výlet do vesmíru („A trip to the Universe“, brochure), Triton 2017

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More information, photos and links in czech version.

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