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

User Review  - Maitrey - Goodreads

This was a hugely enjoyable book by an extremely talented writer. The thought most running across my mind when I was reading this book was: "Where can I get more Stephen Jay Gould books?!" Since it is ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Debjyoti Bardhan - Goodreads

Stephen Jay Gould being his quintessential self. Get to know why the Pandas have an opposable "Thumb". Or why the sex-ratio of most animals is 1:1. Or the brilliant tale as to how the evolution of Mickey Mouse closely resembles the growth of a child into an adult. Simply Marvellous! Read full review

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

User Review  - Jeff Rudisel - Goodreads

Autographed by author at Indiana State University Tirey Memorial Union. My first book by Gould. Wonderful. Read full review

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  - 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

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


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