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One of the best books I've read recently. It sent me on a search for Dunn's other writings. Dunn is not an "up-and-coming" popularizer, but an accomplished popularizer, a... Read morePublished 8 months ago by J. Carpenter
Great stories about how little we know and how fun it is to make new discoveries!Published 8 months ago by Cormorant Calling
Wonderful survey of the search of the full monty of the Earth's biota!Published 8 months ago by mark
This book is everything! Dr. Dunn masterfully brings you into the world that are the biological sciences. I can't say enough about this book. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Claude Jordan
I'm not a scientist and don't usually read non-fiction, but I really liked this book. Dunn describes our need to know and name things in an entertaining style as he leads us on a... Read morePublished on May 24, 2013 by Sandra M. Bruney
I'm a professional evolutionary biologist, a systematist and entomologist, so the general subject matter of this book was familiar to me. Read morePublished on January 26, 2011 by benthos
This is a book that does what great science writing is supposed to do - explain the universe while enthralling the reader. Read morePublished on September 19, 2009 by Matthew A. Bille
Depending on who you are Dunn's book is either about biology or psychology or consciousness. As a book about biology, "Every Living Thing: Man's Obsessive Quest to Catalog Life"... Read morePublished on June 9, 2009 by Pavel Somov, Ph.D., author of "Lotus Effect," "Present Perfect," & "Eating the Moment"