Throughout history we have told ourselves stories to try and make sense of what it all means: our place in a small corner of one of billions of galaxies, at the end of billions of years of existence. In this new book Richard Holloway takes us on a personal, scientific and philosophical journey to explore what he believes the answers to the biggest of questions are. He examines what we know about the universe into which – without any choice in the matter – we are propelled at birth and from which we are expelled at death, the stories we have told about where we come from, and the stories we tell to get through this muddling experience of life.
Thought-provoking, revelatory, compassionate and playful, Stories We Tell Ourselves is a personal reckoning with life’s mysteries by one of the most important and beloved thinkers of our time.
We aim to dispatch all orders as quickly as we can – usually within 5-7 working days of receiving your order. Please note due to current circumstances, delivery may take longer.
In some instances, we may ship your order in more than one delivery. This will be the case if your order includes a pre-order title. For any pre-order title the product listing will state when the publishing date is.
We have a standard postage and packaging charge of £2.95 for deliveries to any UK address. We have based our standard postage and packaging charge on averaged calculations. For large orders, we reserve the right to contact you before the dispatch of your order if we find the postage cost is significantly more than our standard charge.
Unfortunately, at this time we are unable to offer international shipping.
We want you to be completely happy with everything you buy from the Borders Book Festival Online Shop.
In the unlikely event that your order arrived damaged please accept our apologies. To resolve the issue quickly please email us within fourteen days upon receipt of your order, ideally with photos of the damage to product and photos of the packaging damage to email@example.com