Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy

Stop Everything, The Knife That Toasts Bread While You Cut It Is REAL

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.06.2015 | UK Tech

Colin Furze is a man that looks at fictional objects and asks: "Why?" Why should the knife that toasts bread while you cut it remain just fictional...

15 Great Douglas Adams Quotes

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Comedy

The late, great Douglas Adams would have been 62 today - not that we need an excuse to remind ourselves of his wit and wisdom. From 'The Hitchiker...

Google Celebrates Douglas Adams On 61st Birthday

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK Tech

Google has celebrated the life of Douglas Adams on the late sci-fi author's 61st birthday with one of its customary 'Doodles'. An interactive graph...

WATCH: Douglas Adams' Wise Words Brought To Life

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK Comedy

May 25 is Towel Day, and as any nerd worth his salt will tell you, that's the day everyone remembers the wonderful man that was Douglas Adams: the man...

Happy Towel Day! 10 Great Douglas Adams Quotes

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 26.05.2014 | UK Comedy

The life, work and all-round fantastic wonderfulness of author Douglas Adams is being celebrated across the universe today. The first Towel Day too...

Sam Leith's Desert Island Books

Marissa Chen | Posted 30.12.2011 | Home
Marissa Chen

Sam Leith served as literary editor of the Daily Telegraph until 2008 and is the author of two award-winning books, Dead Pets and Sod's Law. His work has also appeared in - amongst other publications - the Evening Standard, The Guardian, and the Sunday Times. Leith's first novel, The Coincidence Engine was released in February.