Dinosaur in a Haystack: Reflections in Natural History

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In a new collection of essays from Natural History magazine, the renowned paleotologist and evolutionary biologist discusses topics ranging from Charles Darwin to Old Testament Psalms, from the dinosaurs of Jurassic Park to the ethical challenges of science. 75,000 first printing. Tour.

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Stephen Jay Gould is the Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology and Professor of Geology at Harvard and the Curator for Invertebrate Paleontology in the university's Museum of Comparative Zoology.

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g, bestselling author, evolutionary biologist, and paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould takes the art of the essay to an unprecedented height of excellence in this vibrant new collection of writings on science and natural history. From fads to fungus, baseball to beeswax, Gould always circles back to the great themes of time, change, and history, carrying readers home to the centering theme of evolution. Illustrations.

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