I'm not a scientist and don't usually read non-fiction, but I really liked this book.
As a book about biology, "Every Living Thing: Man's Obsessive Quest to Catalog Life" is a fascinating story of discovery.
This book could easily serve as a model for science writers interested in engaging the broader public.
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"