The Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History (Google eBook)
"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 BooksWith sales of well over one million copies in North America alone, the commercial success of Gould's books now matches their critical acclaim. Reissued in a larger format, with a handsome new cover, The Panda's Thumb will introduce a new generation of readers to this unique writer, who has taken the art of the scientific essay to new heights.
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Review: The Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History (Reflections in Natural History #2)User Review - Andy - Goodreads
A bit dated but still interesting. Professor Gould had quite a way with words and explaining Darwinian evolution. Even if new discoveries have made some of his essays past their prime, they are still fun. Read full review
Review: The Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History (Reflections in Natural History #2)User Review - Jake Berlin - Goodreads
gould brings his characteristic humor to a wide variety of (largely) biological subjects, and makes things (generally) accesible to non-technical readers. he incorporates a lot of cultural references ... Read full review