is a small
selection of books that we have enjoyed and found useful.
here if you live in the United
States of America.
Like a Whale: The 'Origin of Species' Updated,
by Steve Jones. This
is a fascinating read, based on Darwin's "The
Origin of Species" but
including all the things we know now that Darwin could only guess at
Well-written, fun to read and much easier going than the
Origin of Species,
by Charles Darwin.
This is the book that started
it all, a
must-read if you are
interested in evolution and the Galapagos Islands. It's a
fairly heavy-weight read but well worth wading through.
An Unauthorized Biography, by
Going right back to the beginning, this is a
accessible account of how life on earth started, sprinkled with
anecdotes and sparkling with enthusiasm. If you thought
were boring, read this and think again.