Darwin — from worms to collops

1 April 2009 12:00 am

By all accounts a modest and retiring example of his species, Charles Darwin would surely have been more astonished than flattered by the honours done him during this year’s bicentennial celebrations.


The romance of the jungle

25 March 2009 12:00 am

The Lost City of Z, by David Grann


Barking up the wrong tree?

18 March 2009 12:00 am

The Vanishing Face of Gaia: A Final Warning, by James Lovelock He Knew He Was Right: The Irrepressible Life of James Lovelock and Gaia, by John Gribbin and Mary Gribbin

Mind over matter

28 January 2009 12:00 am

Why Us?, by James Le Fanu

The origin of the theory

28 January 2009 12:00 am

Darwin’s Sacred Cause, by Adrian Desmond and James Moore Darwin: A Life in Poems, by Ruth Padel