Read to live

Alphabet (©Flickr le pixelomancien)

One of the greatest inventions of the human race has to be the alphabet, written symbols which have given us the ability to pass on knowledge, beauty, information and philosophical concepts through the ages. In this programme, Dheera Sujan traces the history of writing and thus reading and what it means for our development. 

Producer: Dheera Sujan

Broadcast: October 19, 2001