Richard Dawkins talks about his new book project, evolution and mentioned a few books, some are his, some are what he read.
Writers and intellectuals read a lot. The characteristics of intellectuals is their desire to learn about things. So reading is good way to acquire these knowledge.
A Christian Nation is fiction that imagine Sarah Palin being President, and how horrible for everyone else that would be.
The best bits are in the Q & A.
Richard being an honest person, would say from that he doesn't see any benefit of having a religion or have it continue in society.