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Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body
This is a book about your (our, my) inner fish —the evolutionary legacy of all creatures great and small in our bodies. The author brilliantly saddles ...more
Jan 17, 2015
Jul 02, 2014
Mapping Human History: Genes, Race, and Our Common Origins
Olson provides one of the most accessible accounts of population genetics, the fascinating field pioneered in the trenches of WWI and later developed ...more
Feb 10, 2009
Mar 12, 2009
Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes
Svante Pääbo decoded the Neanderthal genome in a series of brilliant scientific attacks, from painstaking and pioneering work on assembling Neandertha ...more
Jan 30, 2015
Jan 27, 2015
The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science
This is an amazing feat. I always wanted to know more about Aristotle, but the closest I could get was Gasparov's chapter about him in Zanimatel'naja ...more
Apr 2015
Feb 23, 2015
The Story of the Human Body: Evolution, Health, and Disease
A wonderful book, or, rather, a few books rolled into one. The first is about evolutionary anthropology, but rather than retelling well-known stories ...more
Feb 05, 2015
Oct 16, 2014
Ancient Egypt: A Very Short Introduction
Not a history, but a competent and idiosyncratic overview of the current state of Egyptology. Those who are not satisfied might look up some of the ti ...more
Jan 2013
Aug 26, 2013
The Accidental Species: Misunderstandings of Human Evolution
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Oct 16, 2014
Fossils: A Very Short Introduction
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Jan 02, 2014
Human Evolution
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Jan 02, 2014
The History of Time: A Very Short Introduction
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Jan 02, 2014
Civilization: The Six Ways the West Beat the Rest
Jul 15, 2014
Jul 02, 2014
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