Why books are important

Since 2003, Bristol’s annual Great Reading Adventure has encouraged everyone in the city to read the same book at the same time.

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Darwin: A Graphic Biography

We asked Bristol-based writer Eugene Byrne and illustrator Simon Gurr to talk about their most recent collaboration for Bristol’s seventh Reading Adventure.

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Learning to love science

The Shell study Learning to Love Science says that children’s interest in science wanes after the age of 14.

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Universities and ideas

Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don’t allow our enemies to have guns, why should we allow them to have ideas?

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