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Don’t Panic It’s Towel Day

There isn’t a better time to release a collectible edition of Douglas Adams’ Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy than on Towel Day May 25th. The Folio Society is releasing a special edition of Adams’ trilogy in five parts, featuring “70 illustrations by Jonathan … Continue reading

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Otherwise it looks pretty good

If you read yesterday’s post on a list of the 50 best sci-fi books, you may have noted that it included The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams. I have been a life-long fan of Adams’ brilliant books and have … Continue reading

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The Answer is Still 42

Although the wildely popular comic sci-fi novel The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy was published in the UK in 1979, it wasn’t released in the colonies until 1980. This year, legions of fans in North America are celebrating the 42nd anniversary … Continue reading

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Take a cruise on the Pequod

Back in May, the U.S. public broadcaster PBS launched the Great American Read program, an eight-part series that explores and celebrates the power of reading through 100 of America’s best-loved books. PBS recently released a wonderful series of posters inspired … Continue reading

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Books Are Sharks

“We were talking about The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, which was something which resembled an iPad, long before it appeared. And I said when something like that happens, it’s going to be the death of the book. Douglas said, … Continue reading

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Social Networking

The beloved British author Douglas Adams suggested that a towel was a massively useful thing. Now a Brazilian collective has created a towel that can bring strangers together and help them build a real life social network. The Toalha Social … Continue reading

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Mostly Harmless

On March 11th sci-fi fans around the world celebrated the life and work of author Douglas Adams. Two years ago, British graphic designer and typographer Andrew Lee designed an entirely new set of book covers for five of Adams’ most … Continue reading

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