Robin Ince, The Importance of Being Interested (Book + Ticket)
Tuesday 30th November, 7.00pm, St Michael's Church, Linlithgow
To celebrate the publication of Robin Ince’s new book, ‘The Importance of Being Interested: Adventures in Scientific Curiosity’ the award winning comedian is setting out on a tour of talks at 100 independent bookshops around the UK and Far From The Madding Crowd is one of the stops along the way!
***THIS EVENT IS LIVE AND IN PERSON, BUT VIRTUAL TICKETS WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE NEARER THE TIME***
In this erudite and witty book, Robin reveals why scientific wonder isn't just for the professionals. Filled with interviews featuring astronauts, comedians, teachers, quantum physicists, neuroscientists and more - as well as charting Robin's own journey with science - The Importance of Being Interested explores why many wrongly think of the discipline as distant and difficult. From the glorious appeal of the stars above to why scientific curiosity can encourage much needed intellectual humility, this optimistic and profound book will leave you filled with a thirst for intellectual adventure.