Book Review: The Language of the Genes by Steve Jones

Biologist Doctor Steve Jones is slightly less famous than Richard Dawkins. I know this because he pointed that fact out at Uncaged Monkeys, the national tour of The Infinite Monkey Cage that he is “the biologist the media calls in when Dawkins is not available”. This event also featured Brian Cox and Ben Goldacre. Comparison’sContinue reading “Book Review: The Language of the Genes by Steve Jones”

Book Review: The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins

And finally I have got around to reading Dawkins’ best-known and seminal work of popular science. Even now, nearly forty years after it’s initial publication (I read the 30th anniversary edition) it is still a heated subject of discussion in academic and popular science circles, the ideas it presents are considered ground-breaking, presenting one aspectContinue reading “Book Review: The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins”