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Advantages: A good way to broaden the mind with respect to genetics
Disadvantages: Difficult to understand for the wrong audience

The author of this book, Richard Dawkins, is a professor at Oxford University, so you know that what you are about to read is going to be some pretty neat stuff. The book examines the gene as the replicator of DNA, and how every gene is selfish in that ...

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Review of The Selfish Gene - Richard Dawkins

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The Selfish Gene: A review

Advantages: Lucid, enjoyable, informative, gripping
Disadvantages: None

The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins was first published in 1976. Even after 31 years of its first publication, it remains an international best seller. Dawkins, an expert in his field (Evolutionary Biology) explains complex biological ideas in a very inte ...

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The Selfish Gene (review 2)

Advantages: Clear explanations, very useful theory.
Disadvantages: Requires some previous knowledge of genetics.

While the previous review on this book has many excellent points, I do believe the potential buyer should know a few more details. First of all, who should buy/read this book? I must disagree with the 17-20 year old suggestion in the previous review. Y ...

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Ancestor's Tale: a chronology of evolution

Advantages: Lucid, pleasant to read, scientifically authentic
Disadvantages: none

...Ancestor's Tale is another beautiful piece of literature by Richard Dawkins on evolutionary biology. Written in a true Dawkins style, this book explains the stages of evolution in planet earth. Dawkins is an expert in this field and he explained the compl ...

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