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Review: The Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History (Reflections in Natural History #2)

User Review  - Chris Dudding - Goodreads

Top-notch writing on natural history, steeped in literary and cultural acumen -- yet eminently accessible. The world's a poorer place without Gould. Followed Dawkins' The Selfish Gene with this one ... Read full review

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

Review: The Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History (Reflections in Natural History #2)

User Review  - Andy Cutright - Goodreads

Every book Gould wrote is worth a read. Read full review

Review: The Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History (Reflections in Natural History #2)

User Review  - Thomas Neville - Goodreads

first SJG book and it was excellent Read full review

Review: The Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History (Reflections in Natural History #2)

User Review  - Michelle - Goodreads

A collection of Gould's fascinating essays on evolution, etc for the layperson. A difficult read, but many interesting tidbits make it worth it. Read full review

Review: The Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History (Reflections in Natural History #2)

User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

This is a book of essays originally published by Gould in Natural History magazine, during the time that he was its editor (one of several such books, in fact). As such, it is an effort on his part to ... Read full review

Review: The Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History (Reflections in Natural History #2)

User Review  - Pancha - Goodreads

I got about halfway through and then went "meh." I thought Your Inner Fish was much more interesting, although not as broad. Read full review

Review: The Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History (Reflections in Natural History #2)

User Review  - Joshua Pressel - Goodreads

A very interesting read. A mixture of essays on evolution, biology, paleontology, and other matters pertaining to the natural world, it gave a unique insight into the history of these fields. Not only ... Read full review


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