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The Richness of Life - Stephen Jay Gould

Advantages: Wide range of topics covered, largely accessible and entertaining
Disadvantages: Occasionally overly academic

The Richness of Life - Stephen Jay Gould Steven Jay Gould was one of America's most prominent experts on palaeontology and evolutionary biology. A prolific writer he produced many books, papers and articles from the 1960's up to his death in 2002. ...

brereton66 11.11.2008 · Read full review
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Hell and High Water

Advantages: An engrossing read with fascinating detail
Disadvantages: No glossary

..."She's comin' on boys, and she's comin' on strong." This was the last message to be broadcast from the six-man shipping vessel the 'Andrea Gail' before it disappeared with virtually no trace, in what can only be described as the storm of the century. ...

TJ-Mackey 25.11.2002 · Read full review
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Review of The Perfect Storm - Sebastian Junger

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Not for the feint of heart

Advantages: Better than the film
Disadvantages: Heartbreakingly real

...For a great review of this book read TJ Mackey's review. It should appear beside this one. I bought the book after seeing a snapshot review of it in The Daily Mail (UK paper) and thought "sounds interesting". The sea is something I've been brought u ...

Tirfuir 01.10.2003 · Read full review
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