Alice Roberts & Andrew Copson

Book Shambles

Professor Alice Roberts returns to Book Shambles and she’s brought along her co-author and editor of the new book, The Little Book of Humanism, Andrew Copson. They talk about what exactly humanism is, how they came to put together this new book and just how many Bertrand Russell quotes is too many…

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Reading List

Books recommended this week include:

The Little Book of Humanism: Universal Lessons on Finding Purpose, Meaning and Joy by Alice Roberts and Andrew Copson

Middlemarch by George Elliot

The work of Stephen J Gould

The science writings of Richard Dawkins

What is Humanism? How Do You Live Without a God? And Other Big Questions for Kids by Annemarie Young and Michael Rosen

God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, or Pearls before Swine by Kurt Vonnegut

What is Life? by Paul Nurse

The Book of Humans by Adam Rutherford

The work of Bertrand Russell

The work of James Baldwin

The work of Carl Sagan

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