Books on Evolution (Utah State Biology Standard V)

A Listmania! list by Erik
The list author says: "Here are a few books that I recommend to learn more and understand more about the concept of evolution, especially macroevolution (evolution of large organisms)."
Survival of the Sickest: The Surprising Connections Between Disease and Longevity (P.S.)
1.  Survival of the Sickest: The Surprising Connections Between Disease and Longevity (P.S.) by Jonathan Prince
The list author says:
  "This is a great book showing how disease has evolved to keep infecting humans, and how humans have evolved to fight off disease.  It is a constant struggle that neither side has yet won."
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The Origin of Species: 150th Anniversary Edition
2.  The Origin of Species: 150th Anniversary Edition by Charles Darwin
The list author says:
  "The original work on the mechanism of evolution written by Charles Darwin and published in 1859."
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Parasite Rex: Inside the Bizarre World of Nature's Most Dangerous Creatures
3.  Parasite Rex: Inside the Bizarre World of Nature's Most Dangerous Creatures by Carl Zimmer
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  "A great book about parasites and how they have evolved to continue to be able to inhabit and live off of organisms, even when the organisms evolve to try to stop them."
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The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature
4.  The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature by Matt Ridley
The list author says:
  "A challenging history of evolution which explains the Red Queen Paradox - we run faster and faster and faster just to stay in the same spot - meaning organisms constantly evolve so that they can continue to survive and reproduce."
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DARWIN'S DANGEROUS IDEA: EVOLUTION AND THE MEANINGS OF LIFE
5.  DARWIN'S DANGEROUS IDEA: EVOLUTION AND THE MEANINGS OF LIFE by Daniel C. Dennett
The list author says:
  "A great book explaining Darwin's theory of evolution, its implications and how it relates to today."
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The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution
6.  The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by Richard Dawkins
The list author says:
  "While I have not read this book, this one is one that was recommended to me, and one that I have on my list to read shortly!  Richard Dawkins is an expert on evolution!"
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Why Evolution Is True
7.  Why Evolution Is True by Jerry A. Coyne
The list author says:
  "Another that I have not read, but have heard of.  Supposed to have some very interesting facts and ideas to support the claim on the cover!"
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