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Wonderful, an overview on biology that encompasses history, present and future.
As a book about human consciousness, Dunn's work reveals the evolutionary advantage and the existential precariousness of the human tendency to label and categorize.
I highly recommend this to anyone who likes good popular science reading (scientists included!).
I love this book! I think this would e a great book to accompany the dry textbooks of most intro to biology classes. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Monique Gray
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"