Forget Dawkins or Hitchens, this is a refreshingly unbiased non-believer's account of WHAT humans have believed across the ages, and WHY.
Matthew Kneale studied Modern History at Oxford University. He is the author of several novels, including English Passengers which won the Whitbread Award and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. He lives in Rome.
"[Recent atheist polemics are littered] with facts and histories, but there seems to be a lack of empathy and...explanation. Kneale's book addresses both these flaws and is all the more welcome because of it... Rich and fulfilling" Nudge