The list author says: "if your like me your intrests tend to run all directions at once. this is a list of books i have read and thoughly enjoyed, perfect for learning something new, or just sounding impressive at parties. i hope you kind find something on this list that picks your intrest, or ignites a new passion."
"for anybody who has a burgeoning intrest in anthropology,Falk provides a fresh look at the development of language in our species. falk promotes the important part that women have played in the evolution of our speices, something which is typically downplayed in tradtional anthropology."
"gemology has always been a pet intrest of mine so i was thrilled when i found a novel that delved into the history surrounding some of the worlds best loved jewels. did you know britan was once conquered to gain acess to their sought after pearls? neither did i before i read this book!"
"In my opinion the mark of a true genuis is when you can approach any subject and be brilliantly insightful.this is certaintly true of carl sagan. if you are not familer with carl sagan, he was an astronomer, astrophysicist, and one of the greatest minds of our time. in this novel he takes on anthroplogy, and does an excellent job."
"a brief history of time is a science staple and in my opinion, everyone should have a copy of this on their shelf. i especially like this version, because the illustrations make it easier to understand."