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Neil Shubin is the author of the best-selling Your Inner Fish, which was chosen by the National Academy of Sciences as the best book of the year in 2009. Trained at Columbia, Harvard, and the University of California at Berkeley, Shubin is associate dean of biological sciences at the University of Chicago. In 2011 he was elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

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The Universe Within
The Deep History of the Human Body
Written by Neil Shubin


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $15.95

In The Universe Within, Neil Shubin reveals the connection between the evolution of the cosmos and the evolution of the human body.

Just as the history of the earth is written in the rocks, so too is the universe’s 14-billion-year history written in the human body. Starting at the smallest level... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.

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The Universe Within
Discovering the Common History of Rocks, Planets, and People
Written by Neil Shubin


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $25.95

From one of our finest and most popular science writers, and the best-selling author of Your Inner Fish, comes the answer to a scientific mystery as big as the world itself: How are the events that formed our solar system billions of years ago embedded inside each of us?

In Your Inner... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.

The Universe Within
The Deep History of the Human Body
Written by Neil Shubin


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $11.99

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Your Inner Fish
A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body
Written by Neil Shubin


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 6, 2009
Price: $16.00

Winner of the 2009 National Academy of Sciences Book Award

Why do we look the way we do? What does the human hand have in common with the wing of a fly? Are breasts, sweat glands, and scales connected in some way? To better understand the inner workings of our bodies and... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.

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Your Inner Fish
A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body
Written by Neil Shubin


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: January 15, 2008
Price: $24.00

Why do we look the way we do? What does the human hand have in common with the wing of a fly? Are breasts, sweat glands, and scales connected in some way? To better understand the inner workings of our bodies and to trace the origins of many of today's most... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.

Your Inner Fish
A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body
Written by Neil Shubin


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 15, 2008
Price: $11.99

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