This book demonstrates the importance of paleontology to the study of evolution.(Publishers Weekly)
A must read...Brilliant and masterfully researched.(Greg Sweatt Fossil News)
Engagingly written and scientifically accurate... Highly recommended.(CHOICE)
This is one of the best books of its kind.(Christopher diCarlo Guelph Mercury)
The book is very valuable as a demonstration of the quality of the fossil record, which has improved dramatically in the past decade.(Peter Dodson Reports of the National Center for Science Education 1900-01-00)
(T)o anyone who wishes to be informed on our current knowledge about fossils and their interpretation, and for anyone who is still not so sure whom to believe, this book will straighten things out and will be an unforgettable reading experience.(Zentralblatt fur Geologie und Palaontologie 1900-01-00)
This is a very well done book, highly recommended if you have any interest in evolution.
Prothero's book falls into the former category, being the best popular resource I've come across to date about evolution and the evidence from the fossil record.
I was raised a creationist who is exploring evolution for myself and appreciate Prothero's latest book.
I've read and published reviews on literally hundreds of popular science books over the years, and this one stands among the best. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kenneth Krause
One of the most intelligent, wonderfully beautiful written books I have read on the topic.
This book is a invaluable resource for students, teachers, professors and the... Read more
Pretty good expose of recent archaeological finds that further bolster evolutionary theory. A little too much time wasted on troglodytes who argue the intelligent design... Read morePublished 1 month ago by robert vincel
Poorly written and full of personal attacks & insults, complete with cartoons ridiculing offending groups who have the audacity to see Design in nature. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Celeste Capielano
Prothero is one arrogant SOB. Unfortunately, his blatant omissions leave him wide-open to criticism. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Bruce D. Wilner
There are at least two scientific errors in this book: 1st, the implicit claim that life has emerged from matter, and 2nd, the explicit claim that Homo Sapiens has emerged from... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Clifford J. Stevens
I highly recommend this book to anyone wanting to understand our evolutionary history better, and to anyone who is having doubts about the truth of evolution. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Scotty Pills
This is hands down the best book on the subject of fossils. From geologic layers to microfossils and everything in between and beyond. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Kevin Maze
This is definitely the best book on the fossil evidence of evolution I have read so far. This book, along with Relics of Eden, Your Inner Fish, and Why Evolution is True would form... Read morePublished 5 months ago by J. E. Meyer