The Atheist’s Guide To Christmas
charity book
Published 1 October 2009
Genre Atheism
Length 272 pages
Publisher The Friday Project
Editor Ariane Sherine
"Losing My Faith"
featuring Simon Le Bon

The Atheist’s Guide To Christmas is a 272-page book featuring contributions from Simon Le Bon, published by The Friday Project on 1 October 2009.

About the bookEdit

The book was edited by Ariane Sherine, a comedy writer and journalist who writes for The Guardian newspaper in the UK. This is Britain’s first atheist charity book initiative, with all royalties benefiting the UK HIV charity Terrence Higgins Trust.

The Atheist’s Guide To Christmas is divided into six sections, with contributions from 42 of the UK’s most entertaining atheist scientists, comedians, philosophers, journalists and writers. Among the contributors are Simon Le Bon, who writes about his love of church music.

Catie Wilkins speaks about sending Christmas cards to biblical characters, and Richard Herring on his Christmas with a cat.

Contributors include:

  • Simon Le Bon ("Losing My Faith")
  • Catie Wilkins
  • Richard Dawkins
  • Derren Brown
  • Charlie Brooker
  • David Baddiel
  • Ben Goldacre
  • Josie Long
  • Richard Herring
  • Simon Singh
  • Brian Cox
  • Jenny Colgan
  • AC Grayling
  • Claire Rayner
  • Robin Ince
  • Jon Holmes
  • Zoe Margolis
  • Phil Plait
  • Mitch Benn
  • Lucy Porter

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