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The Book of Humans by Adam Rutherford

The Book of Humans

by Adam Rutherford
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The Book of Humans (2018) is an accessible tour of evolutionary history. It illuminates both the many qualities we share with animals and the many others that set us apart. Incorporating the latest scientific discoveries from genetics and archaeology, it provides a thrilling compendium of the rich variety of life on Earth.

  • People seeking a primer on evolutionary biology
  • Darwin enthusiasts
  • Animal lovers

Adam Rutherford is a science writer, podcaster, and broadcaster. A regular BBC personality and frequent contributor to the Guardian, he is also the author of several books on human evolution. He holds a doctorate in genetics from University College London and is a popular speaker among both academic and lay audiences.

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