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User Review  - JBD1 - LibraryThing

A well-written look at contemporary evolutionary scholarship, mostly focused on the long-running detailed studies of Galapagos finches, but extending to work on guppies and moths and bacterial ... Read full review

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User Review  - Paulagraph - LibraryThing

Interesting read, yet I plodded my way through the first 250 pages. Hmmm. Perhaps I just needed to get to the Big Picture outlined in the last 50 pages (i.e., what it all means in the present and for ... Read full review

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User Review  - purplehena - LibraryThing

I had to read this for Core Bio in college. Did they think that, just because we weren't science majors, we would like to read entire books about science and write papers on them? I based my paper off the index. I don't think I did so hot on that paper. Read full review

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User Review  - tkmarnell - LibraryThing

This was a compulsory text for my class on Evolution during my undergraduate days, but it stuck firmly in my mind years after I moved on to other fields. Weiner's writing has a journalistic tone, but ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jsaj - LibraryThing

A bit outdated as there has been a lot of new information on evolution since this book's publication, but it remains an excellent book about evolution and natural selection. In addition to clearly stating the evidence, Weiner presents a very interesting story of the researchers. Read full review

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User Review  - bookcaterpillar - LibraryThing

One of the finest science books that I have read. Read this right before a trip to the Galapagos and am so glad that I did. You'll never look at a finch the same way again! Read full review

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User Review  - bfertig - LibraryThing

One of the best forays into evolutionary biology. An excellent job at both explaining the process of evolution, changes that can be observed, and personalizing the experience by feeling like you get to know the researchers behind the science. Phenomenal science writing. Read full review

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User Review  - TheGreyCrane - LibraryThing

This is one of the great works of modern biology up there with Richard Dawkins. And if I had a time machine this is the book I would take to show Darwin Read full review

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2002
Interesting, sometimes fascinating, but not enjoyably written. I still want to know - why do some deny evolution?

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User Review  - unclebob53703 - LibraryThing

Superb book on evolution Read full review


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