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Review: The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time

User Review  - Natalie Keating - Goodreads

I liked how the author wove two narratives—two scientists' study of finches in the Galapagos in the 1980s and Charles Darwin's life and work—together. However, the book was quite dry in many parts ... Read full review

Review: The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time

User Review  - Dave Peticolas - Goodreads

A fantastic book about the observations of evolution in modern-day animals, centered around the study of Darwin's finches on Galapagos by Rosemary and Peter grant. Read full review

Review: The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time

User Review  - Jane H - Goodreads

helpful to grow my understanding, but a little long at times! Read full review

Review: The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time

User Review  - Adam Rodgers - Goodreads

Most of the first half of the book got really boring when it kept talking about gathering data about the finches, but the last half had some interesting info about things I had never known about evolution. Read full review

Review: The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time

User Review  - Jesse - Goodreads

Well written account of Natural Selection, which is good science. However, it proves nothing in the way of Evolution. The biggest flaw is that these scientists think that little changes will lead to ... Read full review

Review: The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time

User Review  - Alyssa - Goodreads

For Biology class... it's okay. Sort of long winded and gets bogged down in the details. Read full review

Review: The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time

User Review  - Andrea - Goodreads

Read this book about 10 years ago, but forgot that I read it, so read it again. Interesting look at evolution as is currently in progress today - should be required reading in schools. Read full review

Review: The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time

User Review  - Jonathan - Goodreads

Very good, but I didn't learn much new having already read The Selfish Gene and The Ancestor's Tale...those two titles are a bit more in depth and up to date. Interesting nonetheless though. Read full review

Review: The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time

User Review  - Christine - Goodreads

Started off great but then lost steam as the book progressed... a let down. Read full review

Review: The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time

User Review  - Rebecka - Goodreads

OK, so it isn't the most sintilating tale in the history of the written word, but a must for those who call themselves biologists Read full review


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