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"Dawkins first book, The Selfish Gene, was a smash hit...Best of all, Dawkins laid out this biology-some of it truly subtle-in stunningly lucid prose. (It is, in my view, the best work of popular science ever written.)"--New York Review of Books
Richard Dawkins is the Charles Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University, a Fellow of the Royal Society and of the Royal Society of Literature, and an international lecturer. His acclaimed books include The Extended Phenotype, a more technical sequel to The Selfish Gene, and The Blind Watchmaker, which won the Royal Society of Literature Award and the Los Angeles Times Prize, both in 1987. His other bestsellers include River out of Eden, Climbing Mount Impossible, Unweaving the Rainbow, and the A Devil's Chaplain. His most recent book is The Ancestor's Tale.
Professor Dawkins is the recipient of many prizes and honors, including the Shakespeare Prize, the Silver Medal of the Zoological Society of London, the Royal Society's Michael Faraday Award, the Nakayama Prize for Achievement in Human Science, The International Cosmos Prize, and the Kistler Prize.
Absolutely mesmerizing!! I have just recently discovered Dawkins by being a fan of Lawrence Krauss. I've always been more into cosmology and quantum mechanics. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Robert Diskin
I bought this as a gift for my brother in law and he loves it. It arrived at a great time. He learned so muchPublished 11 days ago by JT Holtaway
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It reminded me of my astonishment seeing "Matrix", the movie.
Life seen, and understood, in a radically different and surprising way.