Rutherford & Fry

Book Shambles

Robin’s science book came out the same day last month as Adam Rutherford and Hannah’s Fry first book together, Rutherford & Fry’s Complete Guide to Absolutely Everything. The Cosmic Shambles Network is also looking after Robin’s 100 Bookshop Tour and working with JSM Events’ Rutherford and Fry tour so it just makes sense to bring it all together on an episode of Book Shambles. They chat about the heavy lifting of the word ‘abridged’ in the title, science education, the nature of curiosity, authors with difficult to pronounce names and Hannah’s decision to resign from the Science Museum.

Get signed copies of both Robin and Adam & Hannah’s book from

Tour dates for Robin are here and Adam and Hannah here

Image credited to Stuart Simpson / Penguin Books


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Reading List

Books recommended this week include:

Rutherford & Fry’s Complete Guide to Absolutely Everything by Adam Rutherford and Hannah Fry

The Importance of Being Interested by Robin Ince

A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived by Adam Rutherford

The work of Jorge Luis Borges

The work of Kurt Vonnegut

The People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn

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