Douglas Adams

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

Letters

22, Mar, 2021 @5:04 PM

Article image
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

Article image
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

Article image
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

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

Letters

01, Oct, 2019 @5:08 PM

Article image
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

Article image
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

Article image
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

Article image
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

Article image
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

Article image
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

Article image
Top 10 unlikely romantic heroes in fiction
From the disgusting appeal of Christian Grey to the neglected charms of Shakespeare’s Don Pedro, Jenny Colgan picks her favourite difficult dreamboats

Jenny Colgan

24, May, 2017 @9:12 AM

1 / 10 pages