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"[Coyne] makes an unassailable case."
-New York Times
"In nine crisp chapters...the respected evolutionary biologist lays out an airtight case that Earth is unspeakably old and that new species evolve from previous ones."
"Coyne's book is the best general explication of evolution that I know of and deserves its success as a best seller."
-R.C. Lewontin, New York Review of Books
"I recommend that Mr. Coyne's insightful and withering assessment of evolutionary studies of human psychology and behavior be taped to the bathroom mirrors of all those (perhaps especially journalists) inclined to be swept into excited announcements of What Evolution Shows About Us."
-Philip Kitcher, Wall Street Journal
"With logic and clarity, Coyne presents the vast trove of scientific evidence that supports Darwin's theory."
-Cleveland Plain Dealer
"It's always a pleasure to tell people about a wonderful book, especially when the subject of the book is of universal and critical importance. Evolutionary geneticist Jerry A. Coyne has given us such a book...A book that may change the way you look at things-if you dare."
-The Huffington Post
"In this 200th anniversary year of Darwin's birth, Why Evolution is True ranks among the best new titles flooding bookstores."
-Christian Science Monitor --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Jerry A. Coyne has been a professor at the University of Chicago in the Department of Ecology and Evolution for the past twenty years, where he specializes in evolutionary genetics and the origin of new species. He is a regular contributor to The New Republic, The Time Literary Supplement, and NPR. --This text refers to the MP3 CD edition.
A clear & convincing explanation of evolution. This book gave me a much clearer understanding of the many lines of evidence for evolution and how evolution works.Published 2 months ago by douglas willms
Such a spectacular book! Anyone who doubts evolution needs to read this book. So well written & with a lot of great information.Published 5 months ago by Mrs. Rizzo
If you read this excellent book and you still deny the fact of evolution then you are pretty much hopeless.Published 11 months ago by Private Sector Sucker
Fascinating Read: Thoroughly researched, well-constructed arguments and written in a style that is enjoyable to read and easily accessible to the general public.Published 12 months ago by E
Quite simply, the best book on evolution I have ever read.Published 15 months ago by Charles H. Heroux
This is a great book delivers a Solid account explaining the evolution and its ability to make predictions, its applications and of course solid evidence that's available to us... Read morePublished 16 months ago by champinn
Clearly written. You should read it. The title says it all, the book explains the Why part in a way anybody could enjoy understanding it.Published on June 18 2013 by Michelle de Villiers