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Books By Our Speakers

Jonathan M.S. Pearce

Beyond An Absence of Faith: Stories About the Loss of Faith and the Discovery of Self

Free Will?: An investigation into whether we have free will, or whether I was always going to write this book.

The Little Book of Unholy Questions

The Nativity: A Critical Examination


Professor Jonathan Butterworth

Smashing Physics - Inside the Worlds Biggest Experiment


John Sweeney

The Church of Fear: Inside The Weird World of Scientology 

North Korea Undercover 


Simon Singh

The Simpsons and their Mathematical Secrets by Simon Singh

The Code Book: The Secret History of Codes and Code-breaking 

Fermat's Last Theorem: The story of a riddle that confounded the world's greatest minds for 358 years 

Big Bang: The Most Important Scientific Discovery of All Time and Why You Need to Know About It 

Trick or Treatment?: Alternative Medicine on Trial