One of the best science books I've ever read.
The book would be highly recommended to high school biology teachers because it illustrates how science develops, and because of its perspective on life.
Thanks to Lane's writing, these chapters don't only make for interesting reading but stimulating reading as well.
good read but need good focus otherwise its hard to keep up with the terms and theory.Published 1 month ago by shankar
Masterfully written with wit, humor and luscious prose. Nick Lane makes reading science and even it's complex nature fun and understandable. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Christopher J. Renzi
How can one man know so much and be able to write so well? Nick Lane takes difficult scientific concepts and weaves them into a pleasant read. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Tammy R
Must read for anyone with a scientific and inquiring mind. The vast range of topics addressed is both daunting and inspiring. This one I'll definitely rereadPublished 3 months ago by Michiel Kotting
His first three books really opened my mind. New ways of seeing biochemistry. Plus he's so much fun to read!Published 3 months ago by Rainbow's Daughter
This is the best book on evolution I have read for years, maybe, decades, possibly ever. Lane's combination of evolution and biochemistry, coupled with original thinking and a wry... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Aquagem
A compelling review of the sweep of life as we know it on this planet. Can we be unique in the universe? I surely hope not.Published 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
This book is written in such a way that complicated evolutionary ideas are presented in a way that even a non-scientific type may understand them. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Twitch222
Though I once had a better ranking among Amazon reviewers, I’d given up doing reviews for some time for personal reasons; but this book really deserves a good review, and it’s... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Atheen M. Wilson