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Published: 10 September 2009

448 Pages | numerous figures


ISBN: 9780199216819

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The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing

Richard Dawkins

  • An anthology of diverse and inspiring pieces to browse and to treasure, confirming science writing as a literary genre of its own.
  • Captures the poetry and excitement of scientific understanding and discovery from 1900 to the present day.
  • Each essay or extract has been selected and is personally introduced by Richard Dawkins, producing a collection that is as wide-ranging and intellectually substantial as it is pleasureable to read.
  • Includes extracts from the works of J.B.S. Haldane, Stephen Jay Gould, Albert Einstein, D'Arcy Thompson, Alan Turing, Richard Feynman, C.P. Snow, James Watson, Martin Rees, Steve Pinker, Jared DIamond, and Erwin Schrodinger among others.

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