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Author: Brian Switek
Release Date: March 05, 2019
Our bones have many stories to tell, if you know how to listen.

Bone is a marvel, an adaptable and resilient building material developed over 500 million years of evolutionary history. It gives our bodies their shapes and the ability to move.
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Author: David Sloan Wilson
Release Date: February 26, 2019
From noted evolutionary biologist and the author of Evolution for Everyone comes a paradigm-changing new look at how we can apply evolutionary theory to our social and cultural institutions.

Charles Darwin's vision of evolution was so broad that he wrote "There is grandeur in this view of life" in the concluding paragraph of On the Origin of Species.
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Author: Carl Zimmer | Narrator: Joe Ochman
Release Date: May 29, 2018
Heredity is redefined in this sweeping, resonating overview of a force that shaped human society—a force set to shape our future even more radically.

One of Publishers Weekly's Top Ten Books of 2018
“Extraordinary”—New York Times Book Review   
"Magisterial"The Atlantic
"Engrossing"
Wired
"Leading contender as the most outstanding nonfiction work of the year"
Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Award-winning, celebrated New York Times columnist and science writer Carl Zimmer presents a profoundly original perspective on what we pass along from generation to generation.
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Author: Richard Dawkins | Narrator: Richard Dawkins, Lalla Ward and Gillian Somerscales
Release Date: August 08, 2017
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The legendary biologist and bestselling author mounts a timely and passionate defense of science and clear thinking with this career-spanning collection of essays, including twenty pieces published in the United States for the first time.
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Author: Jonathan B. Losos | Narrator: Marc Cashman
Release Date: August 08, 2017
A major new book overturning our assumptions about how evolution works
 
Earth’s natural history is full of fascinating instances of convergence. phenomena like eyes and wings and tree-climbing lizards that have evolved independently, multiple times.
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Author: Richard O. Prum | Narrator: Dan Woren
Release Date: May 09, 2017
A FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEWSMITHSONIAN, AND WALL STREET JOURNAL

A major reimagining of how evolutionary forces work, revealing how mating preferences—what Darwin termed "the taste for the beautiful"—create the extraordinary range of ornament in the animal world.
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Author: Randall Fuller | Narrator: Stefan Rudnicki
Release Date: January 24, 2017
A compelling portrait of a unique moment in American history when the ideas of Charles Darwin reshaped American notions about nature, religion, science and race

“A lively and informative history.” – The New York Times Book Review

Throughout its history America has been torn in two by debates over ideals and beliefs.
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Author: Juan Enriquez and Steve Gullans | Narrator: Rob Shapiro
Release Date: March 10, 2015
A sweeping, paradigm-shifting account of how evolution is no longer driven just by nature but also by human choices

Why are conditions like autism, asthma, obesity, and allergies exploding at unprecedented rates. Why are we living longer, getting smarter, having far fewer kids.
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Author: Nicholas Wade | Narrator: Alan Sklar
Release Date: May 06, 2014
Drawing on startling new evidence from the mapping of the genome, an explosive new account of the genetic basis of race and its role in the human story
 

Fewer ideas have been more toxic or harmful than the idea of the biological reality of race, and with it the idea that humans of different races are biologically different from one another.

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Author: Daniel Lieberman | Narrator: Sean Runnette
Release Date: October 01, 2013
In this landmark book of popular science, Daniel E. Lieberman—chair of the department of human evolutionary biology at Harvard University and a leader in the field—gives us a lucid and engaging account of how the human body evolved over millions of years, even as it shows how the increasing disparity between the jumble of adaptations in our Stone Age bodies and advancements in the modern world is occasioning this paradox.
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Author: Annalee Newitz | Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Release Date: May 14, 2013
In its 4.5 billion–year history, life on Earth has been almost erased at least half a dozen times. shattered by asteroid impacts, entombed in ice, smothered by methane, and torn apart by unfathomably powerful megavolcanoes. And we know that another global disaster is eventually headed our way.
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Author: Monte Reel | Narrator: Bob Walter
Release Date: March 12, 2013
The unbelievably riveting adventure of an unlikely young explorer who emerged from the jungles of Africa with evidence of a mysterious, still mythical beast—the gorilla—only to stumble straight into the center of the biggest debate of the day.
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