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Darwin's Origin of the Species by Janet Browne
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Aug 19, 2008

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Read in August, 2008

Dense yet brief, not a biography of Darwin but a story of the conception, creation and reception of the book that changed everything. Other men were cast out of society for promoting very similar theories: Darwin's mild-mannered character and lovely writing helped make "On the Origin of the Species" a hit.
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