Movies vs Books

The latest Numberphile video deals with the perennial question - does Hollywood ruin a book when they make it into a movie?

Hannah Fry takes a statistical look at the issue.

In the video we created a plot made with data compiled by Walter Hickey.


If you'd like to download a high resolution version so you dig down and see all the names, CLICK HERE (apologies for the overlapping... it was generated automatically for the video).

The extended interview with Hannah in the booth recording her audio book is on Numberphile 2.

And if you fancy the audio book, we encourage you to consider our show sponsor Audible.

Their 30-day trial includes a free audio book - and you could make it Hello World by Hannah Fry.

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More Hannah books are here.