The Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History (Google eBook)

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W. W. Norton & Company, Nov 29, 2010 - Science - 343 pages
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"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 Books

With 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  - James F - Goodreads

Gould's second collection of articles from Natural History. Like the first, very interesting and fun to read, if now somewhat dated. I think that in some of the articles, he tries a little too hard to ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Joćo Abegćo - Goodreads

I usually try to avoid older scientific books but this one was worth it! It was enlightening to know the history behind some of the events that shaped Science nowadays, since the 1800's! Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Stephen Jay Gould (1941-2002) was the Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology and Professor of Geology at Harvard University. He published over twenty books, received the National Book and National Book Critics Circle Awards, and a MacArthur Fellowship.

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