Ricky Gervais

Season 7, Episode 13

In an episode we actually recorded quite a while back, writer, performer and comedian Ricky Gervais joins Robin and Josie in the studio for this week’s episode. After Robin starts by saying Ricky doesn’t like to read, they chat about why that is and some of Ricky’s favourite philosophy writers and science books.

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Reading List

Ricky recommends:

Catcher in the Rye by JD Sallinger

The Bible

The work of Descartes

The work of Bertrand Russell

The work of Christopher Hitchens

Robin recommends:

Roadside Picnic by Boris Strugatsky and Richard M. Powers

Groovy Science edited by David Kaiser and W. Patrick McCray

The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins

The Mind is Flat by Nick Chater

How the Hippies Saved Physics by David Kaiser

Groovy Science by David Kaiser and W. Patrick McCray

A Giacometti Portrait by James Lord

The Beautiful Cure by Dan Davis

The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank

Josie recommends:

The Unexpected Truth About Animals by Lucy Cooke

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