Archive

Below is a list of all book reviews published to date in reverse chronological order. If you prefer a visual list, you might also want to browse my Instagram or Pinterest accounts.

    January 2022

  1. The Ocean’s Whistleblower: The Remarkable Life and Work of Daniel Pauly
  2. Being a Human: Adventures in 40,000 Years of Consciousness
  3. The Incredible Journey of Plants
  4. Scientist: E. O. Wilson: A Life in Nature
  5. December 2021

  6. Observing Evolution: Peppered Moths and the Discovery of Parallel Melanism
  7. Fire & Ice: The Volcanoes of the Solar System
  8. Plagues upon the Earth: Disease and the Course of Human History
  9. Sentient: What Animals Reveal About Our Senses
  10. The Contamination of the Earth: A History of Pollutions in the Industrial Age
  11. November 2021

  12. Aesop’s Animals: The Science Behind the Fables
  13. Aesop’s Fables
  14. The Wood Age: How One Material Shaped the Whole of Human History
  15. A (Very) Short History of Life On Earth: 4.6 Billion Years in 12 Chapters
  16. London Clay: Journeys in the Deep City
  17. Life in the Cosmos: From Biosignatures to Technosignatures
  18. October 2021

  19. Life as We Made It: How 50,000 Years of Human Innovation Refined – and Redefined – Nature
  20. The World for Sale: Money, Power and the Traders Who Barter the Earth’s Resources
  21. Our Biggest Experiment: A History of the Climate Crisis
  22. Land of Wondrous Cold: The Race to Discover Antarctica and Unlock the Secrets of Its Ice
  23. Dinopedia: A Brief Compendium of Dinosaur Lore
  24. September 2021

  25. The Empty Sea: The Future of the Blue Economy
  26. Worlds in Shadow: Submerged Lands in Science, Memory and Myth
  27. Weird Earth: Debunking Strange Ideas about Our Planet
  28. Life’s Edge: The Search for What It Means to Be Alive
  29. Islands of Abandonment: Life in the Post-Human Landscape
  30. Silent Earth: Averting the Insect Apocalypse
  31. August 2021

  32. First Light: Switching on Stars at the Dawn of Time
  33. The Cheating Cell: How Evolution Helps Us Understand and Treat Cancer
  34. Fossilization: Understanding the Material Nature of Ancient Plants and Animals
  35. On the Origin of Evolution: Tracing ‘Darwin’s Dangerous Idea’ from Aristotle to DNA
  36. Life Changing: How Humans Are Altering Life on Earth
  37. The Story of Evolution in 25 Discoveries: The Evidence and the People Who Found It
  38. The Genesis Quest: The Geniuses and Eccentrics on a Journey to Uncover the Origin of Life on Earth
  39. July 2021

  40. A Curious Boy: The Making of a Scientist
  41. Alien Oceans: The Search for Life in the Depths of Space
  42. Ocean Worlds: The Story of Seas on Earth and Other Planets
  43. The Science of Middle-Earth: A New Understanding of Tolkien and His World
  44. Ant Architecture: The Wonder, Beauty, and Science of Underground Nests
  45. What Is Health? Allostasis and the Evolution of Human Design
  46. June 2021

  47. The Zoologist’s Guide to the Galaxy: What Animals on Earth Reveal about Aliens – and Ourselves
  48. Vampirology: The Science of Horror’s Most Famous Fiend
  49. Dead Zones: The Loss of Oxygen from Rivers, Lakes, Seas, and the Ocean
  50. Apollo’s Arrow: The Profound and Enduring Impact of Coronavirus on the Way We Live
  51. Spider Webs: Behavior, Function, and Evolution
  52. Beasts Before Us: The Untold Story of Mammal Origins and Evolution
  53. Dinosaurs Without Bones: Dinosaur Lives Revealed by Their Trace Fossils
  54. May 2021

  55. Locked in Time: Animal Behavior Unearthed in 50 Extraordinary Fossils
  56. Lessons from Plants
  57. A Dominant Character: The Radical Science and Restless Politics of J. B. S. Haldane
  58. Yellowstone Wolves: Science and Discovery in the World’s First National Park
  59. April 2021

  60. The Rare Metals War: The Dark Side of Clean Energy and Digital Technologies
  61. The Elements of Power: Gadgets, Guns, and the Struggle for a Sustainable Future in the Rare Metal Age
  62. Why Fish Don’t Exist: A Story of Loss, Love, and the Hidden Order of Life
  63. We Know It When We See It: What the Neurobiology of Vision Tells Us About How We Think
  64. The European Guilds: An Economic Analysis
  65. New World Monkeys: The Evolutionary Odyssey
  66. How to Make a Vaccine: An Essential Guide for COVID-19 & Beyond
  67. March 2021

  68. A Planet of Viruses (Third Edition)
  69. The Brilliant Abyss: True Tales of Exploring the Deep Sea, Discovering Hidden Life and Selling the Seabed
  70. Escape from Rome: The Failure of Empire and the Road to Prosperity
  71. Viruses, Pandemics, and Immunity
  72. The Sediments of Time: My Lifelong Search for the Past
  73. Fossil Men: The Quest for the Oldest Skeleton and the Origins of Humankind
  74. February 2021

  75. Jurassic West: The Dinosaurs of the Morrison Formation and Their World (Second Edition)
  76. The Reign of Wolf 21: The Saga of Yellowstone’s Legendary Druid Pack
  77. Earth Wars: The Battle for Global Resources
  78. Catastrophic Thinking: Extinction and the Value of Diversity from Darwin to the Anthropocene
  79. January 2021

  80. The Great Acceleration: An Environmental History of the Anthropocene Since 1945
  81. Future Sea: How to Rescue and Protect the World’s Oceans
  82. Cataclysms: An Environmental History of Humanity
  83. Techno-Fix: Why Technology Won’t Save Us or the Environment
  84. December 2020

  85. Rivers of Power: How a Natural Force Raised Kingdoms, Destroyed Civilizations, and Shapes Our World
  86. Ancient Bones: Unearthing the Astonishing New Story of How We Became Human
  87. The Real Planet of the Apes: A New Story of Human Origins
  88. Neanderthal Language: Demystifying the Linguistic Powers of our Extinct Cousins
  89. Europasaurus: Life on Jurassic Islands / Urzeitinseln voller Leben
  90. Metazoa: Animal Minds and the Birth of Consciousness
  91. Other Minds: The Octopus and the Evolution of Intelligent Life
  92. Marvelous Microfossils: Creators, Timekeepers, Architects
  93. November 2020

  94. Terrestrial Impact Structures: The TanDEM-X Atlas (2-Volume Set)
  95. Contingency and Convergence: Toward a Cosmic Biology of Body and Mind
  96. Convergent Evolution on Earth: Lessons for the Search for Extraterrestrial Life
  97. Convergent Evolution: Limited Forms Most Beautiful
  98. Finding our Place in the Universe: How We Discovered Laniakea – the Milky Way’s Home
  99. October 2020

  100. A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future
  101. Irrationality: A History of the Dark Side of Reason
  102. Army Ants: Nature’s Ultimate Social Hunters
  103. Planetary Accounting: Quantifying How to Live Within Planetary Limits at Different Scales of Human Activity
  104. Limits: Why Malthus Was Wrong and Why Environmentalists Should Care
  105. The Rise of Wolf 8: Witnessing the Triumph of Yellowstone’s Underdog
  106. Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds and Shape Our Futures
  107. September 2020

  108. Sticking Together: The Science of Adhesion
  109. Oxford Dictionary of Zoology (Fifth Edition)
  110. The COVID-19 Catastrophe: What’s Gone Wrong and How to Stop It Happening Again
  111. The Journeys of Trees: A Story about Forests, People, and the Future
  112. Science in Black and White: How Biology and Environment Shape Our Racial Divide
  113. August 2020

  114. Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art
  115. Owls of the Eastern Ice: The Quest to Find and Save the World’s Largest Owl
  116. The Inside Out of Flies
  117. The Secret Life of Flies
  118. Volcanotectonics: Understanding the Structure, Deformation and Dynamics of Volcanoes
  119. Volcanoes (Second Edition)
  120. July 2020

  121. COVID-19: The Pandemic that Never Should Have Happened, and How to Stop the Next One
  122. Natural: The Seductive Myth of Nature’s Goodness
  123. On the Prowl: In Search of Big Cat Origins
  124. Becoming Wild: How Animals Learn to be Animals
  125. Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel
  126. Understanding Coronavirus
  127. June 2020

  128. Life through the Ages II: Twenty-First Century Visions of Prehistory
  129. Desert Navigator: The Journey of an Ant
  130. The Flaws That Kill Our Democracy
  131. Growth: From Microorganisms to Megacities
  132. May 2020

  133. The Technology Trap: Capital, Labor, and Power in the Age of Automation
  134. How to Predict Everything: The Formula Transforming What We Know About Life and the Universe
  135. Tree Story: The History of the World Written in Rings
  136. Time and the Generations: Population Ethics for a Diminishing Planet
  137. Ocean Circulation in Three Dimensions
  138. April 2020

  139. Universe in Creation: A New Understanding of the Big Bang and the Emergence of Life
  140. More from Less: The Surprising Story of How We Learned to Prosper Using Fewer Resources – And What Happens Next
  141. Dangerous Earth: What We Wish We Knew about Volcanoes, Hurricanes, Climate Change, Earthquakes, and More
  142. Oceans of Kansas: A Natural History of the Western Interior Sea (Second Edition)
  143. In Defence of Democracy
  144. Against Democracy
  145. The Rules of Contagion: Why Things Spread – and Why They Stop
  146. March 2020

  147. Beasts and Gods: How Democracy Changed its Meaning and Lost its Purpose
  148. Some Assembly Required: Decoding Four Billion Years of Life, from Ancient Fossils to DNA
  149. Disaster by Choice: How Our Actions Turn Natural Hazards into Catastrophes
  150. Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic
  151. Before the Collapse: A Guide to the Other Side of Growth
  152. Why Chimpanzees Can’t Learn Language and Only Humans Can
  153. A Book of Rather Strange Animals: Highlighting the Wonders of Evolution and the Extraordinary Diversity of Life
  154. How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems
  155. Fraud in the Lab: The High Stakes of Scientific Research
  156. February 2020

  157. The Anthropocene as a Geological Time Unit: A Guide to the Scientific Evidence and Current Debate
  158. Ocean Recovery: A Sustainable Future for Global Fisheries?
  159. A Polar Affair: Antarctica’s Forgotten Hero and the Secret Love Lives of Penguins
  160. End Times: A Brief Guide to the End of the World
  161. The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey Into Greenland’s Buried Past and Our Perilous Future
  162. Visions of Lost Worlds: The Paleoart of Jay Matternes
  163. The Invertebrate Tree of Life
  164. January 2020

  165. The Story of the Dinosaurs in 25 Discoveries: Amazing Fossils and the People Who Found Them
  166. Dance of the Dung Beetles: Their Role in Our Changing World
  167. The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator
  168. Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime
  169. Industry of Anonymity: Inside the Business of Cybercrime
  170. December 2019

  171. The Case Against Reality: How Evolution Hid the Truth from Our Eyes
  172. Superlative: The Biology of Extremes
  173. Assembling the Dinosaur: Fossil Hunters, Tycoons, and the Making of a Spectacle
  174. American Dinosaur Abroad: A Cultural History of Carnegie’s Plaster Diplodocus
  175. Rage Inside The Machine: The Prejudice of Algorithms, and How to Stop the Internet Making Bigots of Us All
  176. November 2019

  177. How History Gets Things Wrong: The Neuroscience of Our Addiction to Stories
  178. Slime: How Algae Created Us, Plague Us, and Just Might Save Us
  179. Wild Sea: A History of the Southern Ocean
  180. Fire in the Sky: Cosmic Collisions, Killer Asteroids, and the Race to Defend Earth
  181. Abundant Earth: Toward an Ecological Civilization
  182. The Outlaw Ocean: Crime and Survival in the Last Untamed Frontier
  183. Fungipedia: A Brief Compendium of Mushroom Lore
  184. October 2019

  185. The Rise of Reptiles: 320 Million Years of Evolution
  186. An Atlas of Geographical Wonders: From Mountaintops to Riverbeds
  187. The Science of Roman History: Biology, Climate, and the Future of the Past
  188. Why North is Up: Map Conventions and Where They Came From
  189. The Smart Neanderthal: Cave Art, Bird Catching & the Cognitive Revolution
  190. Outposts on the Frontier: A Fifty-Year History of Space Stations
  191. The Weather Machine: How We See Into the Future
  192. September 2019

  193. The Selfish Ape: Human Nature and Our Path to Extinction
  194. Through a Glass Brightly: Using Science to See Our Species as We Really Are
  195. Rates of Evolution: A Quantitative Synthesis
  196. Fires of Life: Endothermy in Birds and Mammals
  197. Tracking the Highland Tiger: In Search of Scottish Wildcats
  198. Malthus: The Life and Legacies of an Untimely Prophet
  199. Gravity’s Century: From Einstein’s Eclipse to Images of Black Holes
  200. The Frayed Atlantic Edge: A Historian’s Journey from Shetland to the Channel
  201. The Dark Side of the Hive: The Evolution of the Imperfect Honeybee
  202. Journeys in the Wild: The Secret Life of a Cameraman
  203. August 2019

  204. Mama’s Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Teach Us about Ourselves
  205. The Misinformation Age: How False Beliefs Spread
  206. The Deep: The Hidden Wonders of Our Oceans and How We Can Protect Them
  207. Gods and Robots: Myths, Machines, and Ancient Dreams of Technology
  208. Unravelling the Double Helix: The Lost Heroes of DNA
  209. How to Walk on Water and Climb up Walls: Animal Movement and the Robots of the Future
  210. Everything is Fucked: A Book about Hope
  211. Good Enough: The Tolerance for Mediocrity in Nature and Society
  212. Archaeology from Space: How the Future Shapes Our Past
  213. Cold Rush: The Astonishing True Story of the New Quest for the Polar North
  214. July 2019

  215. Why Good People Do Bad Environmental Things
  216. Traces: The Memoir of a Forensic Scientist and Criminal Investigator
  217. Symphony in C: Carbon and the Evolution of (Almost) Everything
  218. Biology’s First Law: The Tendency for Diversity & Complexity to Increase in Evolutionary Systems
  219. Life Finds a Way: What Evolution Teaches Us About Creativity
  220. Nonsense on Stilts: How to Tell Science from Bunk (Second Edition)
  221. Superior: The Return of Race Science
  222. Flora of Middle-Earth: Plants of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Legendarium
  223. December June 2019

  224. Vanishing Fish: Shifting Baselines and the Future of Global Fisheries
  225. The Tales Teeth Tell: Development, Evolution, Behavior
  226. Can Democracy Work? A Short History of a Radical Idea, from Ancient Athens to Our World
  227. The Internet Trap: How the Digital Economy Builds Monopolies and Undermines Democracy
  228. Incredible Journeys: Exploring the Wonders of Animal Navigation
  229. Discovering Retroviruses: Beacons in the Biosphere
  230. I, Mammal: The Story of What Makes Us Mammals
  231. Upheaval: How Nations Cope with Crisis and Change
  232. May 2019

  233. The Story of the Earth in 25 Rocks: Tales of Important Geological Puzzles and the People Who Solved Them
  234. Origins: How the Earth Made Us
  235. Serendipity: An Ecologist’s Quest to Understand Nature
  236. Underground: A Human History of the Worlds Beneath Our Feet
  237. Underland: A Deep Time Journey
  238. Virusphere: From Common Colds to Ebola Epidemics: Why We Need the Viruses that Plague Us
  239. Hacking the Code of Life: How Gene Editing Will Rewrite Our Futures
  240. The Human Swarm: How Our Societies Arise, Thrive, and Fall
  241. Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline
  242. Catching Stardust: Comets, Asteroids and the Birth of the Solar System
  243. April 2019

  244. Genesis: On the Deep Origin of Societies
  245. Anti-Science and the Assault on Democracy: Defending Reason in a Free Society
  246. Imbattable, Tome 1: Justice et Légumes Frais & Tome 2: Super-Héros de Proximité
  247. Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets
  248. Skeleton Keys: The Secret Life of Bone
  249. Exoplanets: Hidden Worlds and the Quest for Extraterrestrial Life
  250. The Dinosaurs Rediscovered: How a Scientific Revolution is Rewriting History
  251. Carboniferous Giants and Mass Extinction: The Late Paleozoic Ice Age World
  252. The Vinyl Frontier: The Story of the Voyager Golden Record
  253. Tropical Forests in Prehistory, History, and Modernity
  254. March 2019

  255. The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future
  256. The Goodness Paradox: How Evolution Made Us More and Less Violent
  257. Lost Anatomies: The Evolution of the Human Form
  258. Curators: Behind the Scenes of Natural History Museums
  259. Nature’s Mutiny: How the Little Ice Age Transformed the West and Shaped the Present
  260. A Matter of Taste: A Farmers’ Market Devotee’s Semi-Reluctant Argument for Inviting Scientific Innovation to the Dinner Table
  261. The Drunken Monkey: Why We Drink and Abuse Alcohol
  262. Liquid: The Delightful and Dangerous Substances That Flow Through Our Lives
  263. Quarks to Culture: How We Came to Be
  264. Evolutions: Fifteen Myths That Explain Our World
  265. The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge
  266. February 2019

  267. The Wolf Within: The Astonishing Evolution of the Wolf into Man’s Best Friend
  268. Structural Geology (Second Edition)
  269. The Demon in the Machine: How Hidden Webs of Information Are Finally Solving the Mystery of Life
  270. Essentials of Geology (13th Edition)
  271. The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe: How To Know What’s Really Real in a World Increasingly Full of Fake
  272. Plight of the Living Dead: What Real-Life Zombies Reveal About Our World – and Ourselves
  273. January 2019

  274. Kin: How We Came to Know Our Microbe Relatives
  275. Never Home Alone: From Microbes to Millipedes, Camel Crickets, and Honeybees, the Natural History of Where We Live
  276. Sloths! A Celebration of the World’s Most Maligned Mammal
  277. Climate Change and the Health of Nations: Famines, Fevers, and the Fate of Populations
  278. Underbug: An Obsessive Tale of Termites and Technology
  279. Don’t Be Such a Scientist: Talking Substance in an Age of Style (Second Edition)
  280. Extreme Conservation: Life at the Edges of the World
  281. Extended Heredity: A New Understanding of Inheritance and Evolution
  282. The Epigenetics Revolution: How Modern Biology is Rewriting Our Understanding of Genetics, Disease and Inheritance
  283. The Omega Principle: Seafood and the Quest for a Long Life and a Healthier Planet
  284. Lamarck’s Revenge: How Epigenetics Is Revolutionizing Our Understanding of Evolution’s Past and Present
  285. Ancestors in Our Genome: The New Science of Human Evolution
  286. December 2018

  287. Blueprint: How DNA Makes Us Who We Are
  288. End of the Megafauna: The Fate of the World’s Hugest, Fiercest, and Strangest Animals
  289. The Art of Animal Anatomy: All Life is Here, Dissected and Depicted
  290. Energy: A Human History
  291. Across the Bridge: Understanding the Origin of the Vertebrates
  292. King of the Dinosaur Hunters: The Life of John Bell Hatcher and the Discoveries that Shaped Paleontology
  293. When Humans Nearly Vanished: The Catastrophic Explosion of the Toba Volcano
  294. Luminous Creatures: The History and Science of Light Production in Living Organisms
  295. November 2018

  296. The Ethnobotany of Eden: Rethinking the Jungle Medicine Narrative
  297. Human Errors: A Panorama of Our Glitches, from Pointless Bones to Broken Genes
  298. Burning Up: A Global History of Fossil Fuel Consumption
  299. Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter
  300. Eyes to See: The Astonishing Variety of Vision in Nature
  301. The Book of Humans: The Story of How We Became Us
  302. The Revolutionary Genius of Plants: A New Understanding of Plant Intelligence and Behavior
  303. Smilodon: The Iconic Sabertooth
  304. Volcanoes: Encounters Through the Ages
  305. Erebus: The Story of a Ship
  306. The Cradle of Humanity: How the Changing Landscape of Africa Made Us So Smart
  307. October 2018

  308. How Scientific Progress Occurs: Incrementalism and the Life Sciences
  309. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (50th Anniversary Edition)
  310. The Edge of Memory: Ancient Stories, Oral Tradition and the Post-Glacial World
  311. Poached: Inside the Dark World of Wildlife Trafficking
  312. Genetics in the Madhouse: The Unknown History of Human Heredity
  313. Orca: How We Came to Know and Love the Ocean’s Greatest Predator
  314. Microbes from Hell
  315. The World in a Grain: The Story of Sand and How It Transformed Civilization
  316. Life on Mars: What to Know Before We Go
  317. The Curious Life of Krill: A Conservation Story from the Bottom of the World
  318. Tomorrow’s Table: Organic Farming, Genetics, and the Future of Food (Second Edition)
  319. September 2018

  320. Gene Machine: The Race to Decipher the Secrets of the Ribosome
  321. Timefulness: How Thinking Like a Geologist Can Help Save the World
  322. The Palaeoartist’s Handbook: Recreating Prehistoric Animals in Art
  323. The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal, and the Quest for Earth’s Ultimate Trophy
  324. Dinner with Darwin: Food, Drink, and Evolution
  325. The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life
  326. The Tectonic Plates are Moving!
  327. Vaquita: Science, Politics, and Crime in the Sea of Cortez
  328. The Seneca Effect: Why Growth is Slow but Collapse is Rapid
  329. Land Bridges: Ancient Environments, Plant Migrations, and New World Connections
  330. August 2018

  331. The Case Against Education: Why the Education System Is a Waste of Time and Money
  332. She Has Her Mother’s Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity
  333. The Art of Naming
  334. Brave New Arctic: The Untold Story of the Melting North
  335. Science Unlimited? The Challenges of Scientism
  336. Should We Control World Population?
  337. An Essay on the Principle of Population: The 1803 Edition
  338. The Equations of Life: The Hidden Rules Shaping Evolution
  339. Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States
  340. Earth History and Palaeogeography
  341. July 2018

  342. Pseudoscience: The Conspiracy Against Science
  343. The Enlightened Gene: Biology, Buddhism, and the Convergence That Explains the World
  344. After Man: A Zoology of the Future
  345. Animal Internet: Nature and the Digital Revolution
  346. A Wilder Time: Notes from a Geologist at the Edge of the Greenland Ice
  347. Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees
  348. Spying on Whales: The Past, Present and Future of the World’s Largest Animals
  349. Unnatural Selection
  350. The Spinning Magnet: The Force That Created the Modern World – and Could Destroy It
  351. June 2018

  352. Too Big to Walk: The New Science of Dinosaurs
  353. The Wizard and the Prophet: Two Remarkable Scientists and Their Conflicting Visions of the Future of Our Planet
  354. Viruses: Agents of Evolutionary Invention
  355. Superbugs: An Arms Race Against Bacteria
  356. May 2018

  357. The Oceans: A Deep History
  358. Burning Planet: The Story of Fire Through Time
  359. The First Domestication: How Wolves and Humans Coevolved
  360. The Rise of Yeast: How the Sugar Fungus Shaped Civilisation
  361. A Taste for the Beautiful: The Evolution of Attraction
  362. The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century
  363. Eye of the Shoal: A Fish-Watcher’s Guide to Life, the Ocean and Everything
  364. The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: The Untold Story of a Lost World
  365. Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past
  366. April 2018

  367. Planet of Microbes: The Perils and Potential of Earth’s Essential Life Forms
  368. The Lost Species: Great Expeditions in the Collections of Natural History Museums
  369. What It’s Like to Be a Dog: And Other Adventures in Animal Neuroscience
  370. The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century
  371. Strange Survivors: How Organisms Attack and Defend in the Game of Life
  372. Fishing: How the Sea Fed Civilization
  373. Seeds of Science: Why We Got It So Wrong On GMOs
  374. March 2018

  375. Effective Conservation Science: Data Not Dogma
  376. Defending Biodiversity: Environmental Science and Ethics
  377. Four Revolutions in the Earth Sciences: From Heresy to Truth
  378. Evolving Brains, Emerging Gods: Early Humans and the Origins of Religion
  379. February 2018

  380. Darwin Comes to Town: How the Urban Jungle Drives Evolution
  381. Understanding Ignorance: The Surprising Impact of What We Don’t Know
  382. Deep-Sea Fishes: Biology, Diversity, Ecology and Fisheries
  383. The Evolution Underground: Burrows, Bunkers, and the Marvelous Subterranean World Beneath Our Feet
  384. January 2018

  385. Getting Science Wrong: Why the Philosophy of Science Matters
  386. Mate Choice: The Evolution of Sexual Decision Making from Microbes to Humans
  387. Monarchs of the Sea: The Extraordinary 500-Million-Year History of Cephalopods
  388. Numbers and the Making of Us: Counting and the Course of Human Cultures
  389. The Creative Spark: How Imagination Made Humans Exceptional
  390. December 2017

  391. Dinosaur Art 2: The Cutting Edge of Paleoart
  392. Shark Attacks: Myths, Misunderstandings and Human Fear
  393. Creatures Born of Mud and Slime: The Wonder and Complexity of Spontaneous Generation
  394. Patrons of Paleontology: How Government Support Shaped a Science
  395. The Big Conservation Lie: The Untold Story of Wildlife Conservation in Kenya
  396. November 2017

  397. Evolving God: A Provocative View on the Origins of Religion
  398. The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, & the End of an Empire
  399. All the Boats on the Ocean: How Government Subsidies Led to Global Overfishing
  400. The Irresponsible Pursuit of Paradise (Second Edition)
  401. Stepping in the Same River Twice: Replication in Biological Research
  402. Modern Prometheus: Editing the Human Genome with CRISPR-Cas9
  403. Scale: The Universal Laws of Life and Death in Organisms, Cities and Companies
  404. A Crack in Creation: The New Power to Control Evolution
  405. Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams
  406. October 2017

  407. Paleoart: Visions of the Prehistoric Past, 1830-1980
  408. Rise of the Necrofauna: The Science, Ethics, and Risks of De-Extinction
  409. Evolution’s Bite: A Story of Teeth, Diet, and Human Origins
  410. Deep Thinkers: An Exploration of Intelligence in Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises
  411. Are Dolphins Really Smart? The Mammal Behind the Myth
  412. The Cultural Lives of Whales and Dolphins
  413. Cataclysms: A New Geology for the Twenty-First Century
  414. The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans and Our Quest to Understand Earth’s Past Mass Extinctions
  415. Discovering the Mammoth: A Tale of Giants, Unicorns, Ivory, and the Birth of a New Science
  416. September 2017

  417. Never Out of Season: How Having the Food We Want When We Want it Threatens Our Food Supply and Our Future
  418. Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins
  419. Improbable Destinies: How Predictable is Evolution?