Evolution

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  1. Book ImageTriumph and Tragedy in Mudville: A Lifelong Passion for Baseball

    Stephen Jay Gould, David Halberstam

    "Scientific analysis intersects with flat-out fandom. [Gould] could write, he was funny, and he loved, loved baseball."—BooklistMore

  2. Book ImageOf Moths and Men: An Evolutionary Tale: The Untold Story of Science and the Peppered Moth

    Judith Hooper

    "An engrossing narrative" (Wall Street Journal) that does for evolutionary biology what The Double Helix did for DNA.More

  3. Book ImageThe Evolution Explosion: How Humans Cause Rapid Evolutionary Change

    Stephen R. Palumbi

    "Palumbi has hit upon...one of the most important but widely neglected issues of our time."—Edward O. WilsonMore

  4. Book ImageThe Origin of Species

    Charles Darwin, Philip Appleman

    Revised Edition

    Here is the revised edition of Charles Dawrin's The Origin of Species, introduced and abridged by Philip Appleman, published by W. W. Norton.More

  5. Book ImageThe Book of Life: An Illustrated History of the Evolution of Life on Earth

    Stephen Jay Gould

    Second Edition

    A new edition of the beautifully illustrated depiction of the dramatic story of survival and extinction.More

  6. Book ImageDarwin

    Charles Darwin, Philip Appleman

    Third Edition

    "The best Darwin anthology on the market" (Stephen Jay Gould, Harvard) has just become better, in this newly revised version of the now classic Norton Critical Edition, first published in 1970.More

  7. Book ImageThe Symbolic Species: The Co-evolution of Language and the Brain

    Terrence W. Deacon

    "A work of enormous breadth, likely to pleasantly surprise both general readers and experts."—New York Times Book ReviewMore

  8. Book ImageThe Mismeasure of Man

    Stephen Jay Gould

    Revised & Expanded

    The definitive refutation to the argument of The Bell Curve.More

  9. Book ImageThe Darwin Reader

    Charles Darwin, Mark Ridley

    Second Edition

    "Here is Darwin in his own words, at once accessible and profound, ranging widely over many problems that fascinated him and through which he made discoveries that changed the world." —From the First EditionMore

  10. Book ImageDarwin: The Life of a Tormented Evolutionist

    Adrian Desmond, James Moore

    "Unquestionably the finest [biography] ever written about Darwin. . . . Darwin has now become, and properly, the quintessentially socially embedded scientist. Desmond and Moore are brilliant in their pursuit of this truly unifying theme."—Stephen Jay GouldMore

  11. Book ImageHen's Teeth and Horse's Toes: Further Reflections in Natural History

    Stephen Jay Gould

    "Lively and fascinating. . . . [Gould] writes beautifully about science and the wonders of nature."—Tracy KidderMore

  12. Book ImageEight Little Piggies: Reflections in Natural History

    Stephen Jay Gould

    "There is no scientist today whose books I look forward to reading with greater anticipation of enjoyment and enlightenment than Stephen Jay Gould."—Martin GardnerMore

  13. Book ImageThe Autobiography of Charles Darwin: 1809-1882

    Charles Darwin, Nora Barlow

    The only complete edition.More

  14. Book ImageExtinction: Bad Genes or Bad Luck?

    David M. Raup, Stephen Jay Gould

    This is the first major book to present a comprehensive overview of the current state of extinction studies. At the end of the journey, Raup has put forward the best science of the day to answer the question posed by the title: Bad genes or bad luck?
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  15. Book ImageThe Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History

    Stephen Jay Gould

    "Gould is a natural writer; he has something to say and the inclination and skill with which to say it." —P. B. Medawar, New York Review of BooksMore

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