Jonathan Weiner follows these scientists as they watch Darwin's finches and come up with a new understanding of life itself.
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A fascinating account of work following up that which was done by Charles Darwin. Unusual to get a longitudinal study of the evolution of finches in the Galapagos!Published 14 days ago by Caroline "Dancer"
Should you read this book? Absolutely, no doubt, no matter who you are and here’s why. It’s about evolution and the scientific method – both of which cannot be denied but are. Read morePublished 15 days ago by mark jabbour
Excellent book - well written and very engaging. I recommend it for anyone visiting the Galapagos!Published 26 days ago by Julie Greenwalt
Wonderful explanations of how evolution works. Our understanding of evolution has developed a lot since Darwin wrote his first book about it. Read morePublished 1 month ago by G. Sparks
What a fantastic book. Weiner is an amazing writer and this book shifts from biography, to novel, to historical nonfiction smoothly while capturing the mindset of Darwin by placing... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Alexander R
An excellent explanation of the process of science in following a trail to discovery. Also good understanding of the underlying process of evolution.Published 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
You probably have to be a science buff or enthusiast to get through this book. If you are, then I think you will find this an illuminating, fascinating read. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Alp Walker
I ordered this because I thought it might be interesting and since it was supposed to be for young people I naïvely hoped that it might be interesting. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Mrs John Swift