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Why not re-erect the statue of Edward Colston and topple it once a year? | Tim Adams
A report surveying what people wanted to do with the slave trader’s memorial contains a few unusual suggestions

Tim Adams

12, Feb, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Flying the flag for rightwing Britain | Brief letters
Brief letters: Flags and virtue signalling | Berk or burk | Yellow submarine | Peaceful protest


22, Mar, 2021 @5:04 PM

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Douglas Adams' note to self reveals author found writing torture
Note in which Hitchhiker’s writer reminds himself he will finally get pleasure from process to be part of book based on his archive

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

22, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Top 10 books about space travel | Samantha Cristoforetti
The Italian astronaut chooses her favourite extraterrestrial reading, taking in fiction by Italo Calvino and Stanisław Lem alongside reportage and history

Samantha Cristoforetti

02, Sep, 2020 @12:00 PM

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From Alice in Wonderland to the Hitchhiker's Guide: top 10 books about mathematics
From Lewis Carroll to Douglas Adams and even Dostoevsky, the imaginative possibilities of numbers have animated some dazzling fiction

Catherine Chung

06, Nov, 2019 @12:57 PM

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Hitchhiker’s guide to fixing global heating | Brief letters
Brief letters: Treating flu | Doorstep politics | Douglas Adams | Tea or dinner?


01, Oct, 2019 @5:08 PM

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Douglas Adams was right – knowledge without understanding is meaningless | John Naughton
Supercomputers are solving complicated problems but we often don’t know how

John Naughton

24, Aug, 2019 @4:00 PM

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Robin Ince's top 10 books about the human condition
From Douglas Adams to Oliver Sacks, the standup comedian reveals some of the writers that have helped him try to work out what makes us tick

Robin Ince

17, Oct, 2018 @11:14 AM

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Don't panic! The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is back
It’s the biggest thing to happen to the universe since the Vogons blew up Earth. Our writer grabs a babelfish and goes behind the scenes as the space satire returns

Stephen Moss

27, Feb, 2018 @6:16 PM

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Top 10 imaginary drugs in fiction
From the mind-bending potion in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland to Don DeLillo’s cure for the fear of death, these are some of the most potent hits in literature

Jeff Noon

18, Oct, 2017 @9:00 AM

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Don't panic! Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy in line for radio reboot
Show to return to BBC to mark 40th anniversary of its debut and will be adapted from Eoin Colfer’s And Another Thing...

Harrison Jones

12, Oct, 2017 @12:37 AM

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Google’s translation headphones are here, and they’re going to start a war | Nigel Kendall
Douglas Adams knew what he was doing – if we find out what other people are really saying it could be disastrous, says freelance journalist Nigel Kendall

Nigel Kendall

06, Oct, 2017 @1:00 PM

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