March 22nd, 2014
The Accidental Species: Misunderstandings of Human Evolution.
University of Chicago Press, 2013
April 21st, 2013
Masters of the Planet
by Ian Tattersall
Palgrave MacMillan 2012
266 pp., illistrations, $17.64 from Amazon
Reviewed by Jay Greene
February 9th, 2013
Louis Agassiz: Creator of American Science
Author: Christoph Irmscher
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 2013. 448 pp. $35
Reviewed by Kevin Padian in Nature
September 30th, 2009
Two new books examine the evidence for evolution, each author approaching this timely and controversial subject from a slightly different perspective but each finding the evidence solid and irrefutable. Reviewer Laurence D.
May 18th, 2007
teaser: By Alan Walker and Pat Shipman
This book, written for the general public, details the history of one of the lesser known branches in our family tree. The subject is the genus Proconsul, a primate that lived in Africa some 18 million years ago during the Miocene epoch.
May 9th, 2007
Teaser: By Alan Walker and Pat Shipman
March 14th, 2007
Teaser: Recommended reading for students seeking a survey of the discipline and also for the general reader interested in obtaining a thorough overview of the study of human origins.
Smithsonian Intimate Guide to Human Origins (Zimmer);
The Complete World of Human Evolution (Stringer & Andrews)
Human Evolution: A Very Short Introduction (Wood)
February 27th, 2003
Teaser: By Brian J. Fagan, Basic Books, 2001, Hardcover, 272 pages, $26.00
February 25th, 2003
How Science and Journalists Devastated the Amazon
Teaser: By Patrick Tierney, Photographs by Valdir Cruz, W. W. Norton & Co., 2000, Hardcover, 440 pages, 35 photographs, $27.95
February 21st, 2003
Teaser: By Niles Eldredge, Paperback: 224 pages; Dimensions (in inches): 0.60 x 8.74 x 5.55; illustrations: 3 b/w, Publisher: W H Freeman & Co; ISBN: 0716744783; (May 2001), List Price: $14.95