I am a biologist and enjoy reading Stephen Gould's essays.
This is an eductional book, as well, as you read, Gould makes the reader learn painlessly... a good storyteller of thirty-one essays that are truly fascinating.
I think i'll probably read most of his books (so far 3) in the next few years simply because I like his style and diverse content.
Stephen Jay Gould (1941-2002) wrote many other important books, such as The Panda's Thumb, Hen's Teeth and Horse's Toes, The Flamingo's Smile, Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Steven H. Propp
I am a biologist and enjoy reading Stephen Gould's essays. He has an entertaining style with an extremely broad scope of knowledge. The world misses his view of life.Published 13 months ago by Stephen C. Nelsen
Stephan Jay Gould was at the top of the heap in the scientific world as an evolutionary biologist and paleontologist. Read morePublished 17 months ago by George Cockburn
You have to like Stephen Jay Gould's style to like this book. He had a remarkable intellect, which he is always showcasing in this and many similar collections. Read morePublished 18 months ago by randy patton
Stephen Jay Gould passed away in 2002 and his last collection of essays was published perhaps around that time. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Amazon Customer
The book is a great read!!I am inspired to more...more of this Evolutionary Biology! In my spheres of influence this literary work is an underpinning.Published on January 22, 2011 by Patrick R. Burns
Eight little piggies is just one of a series of essay collections Gould masterly wrote. He was one of the very few people that combines deep knowledge and common sense (by the way,... Read morePublished on June 25, 2004 by Sergio A. Salazar Lozano