Douglas Adams

Douglas Adams (1952-2001) was the much-loved author of the Hitchhiker's Guides, all of which have sold more than 15 million copies worldwide. Photo by michael hughes from berlin, germany (douglas adams Uploaded by Diaa_abdelmoneim) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons.
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Featured Article: 42 Clever and Deep Quotes from The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Douglas Adams’s beloved The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy has been enthralling earthlings since 1979. But before it was published, it was a series of broadcasts on BBC radio—listening to the audiobook lets you enjoy the original charm of its spoken performance. In the iconic volume that inspired six more books, a television series, a video game, and a feature film, esteemed actor and narrator Stephen Fry highlights some of Adams’s best passages.

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