Annaka Harris’ New Children’s Book Extols the Virtue of Saying ‘I Don’t Know’

It was just over a year ago when Annaka Harris launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund her new children’s book I Wonder:

I Wonder is about a little girl named Eva who takes a walk with her mother and encounters a range of mysteries — from gravity, to life cycles, to the vastness of the universe. She learns to talk about how it feels to not know something, and she learns that it’s okay to say “I don’t know.” Eva discovers that she has much to learn about the world and that there are many things even adults don’t know — mysteries for everyone in the world to wonder about together!

A wonderful premise. Today, that book is finally available for preorder — it’ll be published on October 15:

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Richard Dawkins (Sincerely) Reads the Bible for ‘Sheer Literary Pleasure’

In a “By the Book” interview for this weekend’s New York Times‘s Sunday Book Review, Richard Dawkins elaborates on his favorite books, authors, and characters:

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After Christian Formatter ‘Modified’ an Atheist’s Book, a Happy Ending

Last week, I posted about Joseph Herrera, the author of a book called God Doesn’t Exist: And Yes, I Can Prove It. It seemed like the Christian formatter for his book had stuck an anti-atheist message in one of the bookmarks and added in his own links in the appendix.

I’m happy to say there are some positive updates to this story.

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My Top Five Books About Atheism

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses my five favorite books about atheism: If you’d like to check out those five books, just click the links below! Atheism for Dummies by Dale McGowan Breaking the Spell by Daniel Dennett The Ancestor’s Tale by Richard Dawkins The Skeptic’s Annotated Bible by Steve Wells [Read More…]

Win Sam Harris’s Money

Sam Harris has apparently grown weary of what he considers ill-informed attacks on his book The Moral Landscape and its central thesis, that science can be used to definitively determine whether something is “right” or “wrong” morally. So weary, in fact, he’s willing to shell out his own cash and endure a public humiliation if he’s taken down. [Click headline for more…] [Read more…]