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

User Review  - Sher - Goodreads

Extraordinary. This work expands upon the two biographies I read recently about Charles Darwin and evolution. Weiner is a fantastic writer. He takes a science subject and makes it understandable and ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Daniel - Goodreads

Book is a masterpiece. Even if you have excellent grasp on natural selection and evolution, you'll get much better understanding. I was captivated throughout. The book provides a historical recount ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Ben - Goodreads

This is a masterpiece of accessible science writing. Oftentimes, scientific people don't understand just how dumb non-scientific people are, but Jonathan Weiner does. Without being condescending, he ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Steven Leiva - Goodreads

Beautifully written and gives as clear a picture of the workings of evolution as you are likely to fine. An fascinating, exciting book to read. Read full review

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

User Review  - Ning - Goodreads

I started reading this book after returning from a trip to the Galapagos Islands. A friend who is a professor of biology and ecology at OSU recommended it. It was fascinating! I never realized that we ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Marge Anderson - Goodreads

For people who don't have a strong science background, but do believe in evolution and natural selection - the next time some fan of Fox News tells you with great confidence that "Darwin's Theory of ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Diane Van - Goodreads

This book is for anyone interested in the impact of nature on changes in animal species. Written to be enjoyed alike by experts and novices, Jonathan Weiner explains the study of scientist tracking natural selection in Darwin's finches in the Galapagos Islands. Read full review

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

User Review  - Julian Hoffman - Goodreads

Tough read, but worth every minute. Read full review

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

User Review  - David Kent - Goodreads

A must-read Pulitzer Prize winning book. Published in 1994, The Beak of the Finch blends the ongoing work of evolutionary biologists Peter and Rosemary Grant with the historical work of Charles Darwin ... Read full review

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

User Review  - mark - Goodreads

Should you read this book? Absolutely, no doubt, no matter who you are and here's why. It's about evolution and the scientific method – both of which cannot be denied but are. A brief story … I once ... Read full review


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