Synopses & Reviews
With sales of well over one million copies in North America alone, the commercial success of Gould's books now matches their critical acclaim. Reissued in a larger format, with a handsome new cover, will introduce a new generation of readers to this unique writer, who has taken the art of the scientific essay to new heights.
"Gould is a natural writer; he has something to say and the inclination and skill with which to say it."--P. B. Medawar,
About the Author
Stephen Jay Gould (1941-2002) was the Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology and Professor of Geology at Harvard University. He published over twenty books, received the National Book and National Book Critics Circle Awards, and a MacArthur Fellowship.