River Out of Eden: A Darwinian View (Google eBook)

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Basic Books, Aug 1, 2008 - Science - 192 pages
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How did the replication bomb we call OCOlifeOCO begin and where in the world, or rather, in the universe, is it heading? Writing with characteristic wit and an ability to clarify complex phenomena (the Ne"
  

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A good basic introduction to the ideas of evolution. - Goodreads
I am not impressed by Dawkins as a writer. - Goodreads
The writing is elegant. - Goodreads
Dawkins' writing here isn't overbearingly technical. - Goodreads

Review: River Out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life

User Review  - Larry - Goodreads

As in his other books, Dawkins' prose is clear, precise, and understandable without being unnecessarily technical. The concepts are presented in simple terms, but are not over-simplified. The "river ... Read full review

Review: River Out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life

User Review  - Michael Anderson - Goodreads

This is a "big picture" book of Dawkins's views on evolution. There is not a lot of depth, maybe not enough in some cases, but there are plenty of examples illustrating evolutionary developmental ... Read full review

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Richard Dawkins is the first holder of Oxford University’s newly endowed Charles Simonyi Professorship in the Public Understanding of Science. He is the author of two acclaimed bestsellers, The Blind Watchmaker, which won both the Royal Society of Literature Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Science, and the even better known The Selfish Gene.

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