John Reader





John Reader


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An author and photojournalist with more than forty years' professional experience. He holds an Honorary Research Fellowship in the Department of Anthropology at U.C.L.

Average rating: 4.06 · 1,621 ratings · 174 reviews · 16 distinct works · Similar authors
Africa: A Biography of the ...

4.13 avg rating — 1,207 ratings — published 1997 — 13 editions
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Potato: A History of the Pr...

3.80 avg rating — 207 ratings — published 2008 — 11 editions
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Cities

3.62 avg rating — 113 ratings — published 2004 — 8 editions
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Man on Earth: A Celebration...

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Missing Links: In Search of...

4.33 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 1982 — 8 editions
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Rise of Life: First 3.5 Bil...

4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1986 — 4 editions
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Kilimanjaro

3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1982 — 2 editions
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Mount Kenya

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The Rise of Life: The First...

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“It is remarkable how often the first interpretations of new evidence have confirmed the preconceptions of its discoverers.”
John Reader, Missing Links: In Search of Human Origins
tags: bias, ego

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