One of the "Best Science Books" for 2012 (Globe and Mail, Toronto)
"A searching, accessible, and often ecstatic book."—Wall Street Journal
Learning about this guy made me feel as if I had discovered treasure too.
The fact is there is huge scientific literature that addresses these questions he glosses over and mostly ignores tells us he has little concern for this issue.
The very few pictures in the book are of bad quality and often too small to enjoy.
This is definitely one of my all-time favorite books. At this point in my life I'm very interested in learning and reading about all things that delve deep into what is considered... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Sarah May
THE BOOK IS AN EASY READ AND REALLY BROADENS YOUR SCOPE.
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR TEEN READERS. THIS BOOK IS ESSENTIAL FOR THE CREATIVE MIND. Read more
This is only the second time that I downloaded something from the Kindle Store to my iPad. Very disappointed to find that all the photos and graphics are in black and white. Read morePublished 15 months ago by wweber
I got this for a university course and it's surprisingly interesting and insightful. I'm not sure if I would recommend it for a casual reader but if you're really interested in the... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Patti Graves
I was really looking forward to this book, with such a fabulous title. Unfortunatelly after reading a section of the book, it is clear this person does not understand evolutionary... Read morePublished 19 months ago by RLT
There is a lot of pure rhetorics in this book, while there is no mention to the fact that beauty is not an objective value in itself. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Palermo
With a book of such a focus on beauty, one would expect rich illustrations. The very few pictures in the book are of bad quality and often too small to enjoy.Published on August 20, 2012 by slow thinker
Very slow, too much art talk, not enough science. i gave up half way through. Nice idea, but poor execution.Published on April 9, 2012 by lloyd