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Steve Jones

Steve Jones is Professor of Genetics at University College London. He is a great popularizer of the fields of genetics and biology, and in 1996 wrote and presented a hugely successful BBC TV series called In the Blood. His previous books include The Language of the Genes (which won the prestigious Rhône-Poulenc Science Book Prize) and In the Blood (shortlisted for the same prize). In 1997 he won the Royal Society Faraday Medal for the Public Understanding of Science. The British edition of Darwin's Ghost, titled Almost Like a Whale, won the 1999 BP Natural World Book Prize.

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The Voyage of the Beagle
Written by Charles Darwin, Introduction by Steve Jones
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | March 2001
$12.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-75680-1 (0-375-75680-9)

In 1831, Charles Darwin embarked on an expedition that, in his own words, determined my whole career. The Voyage of the Beagle chronicles his five-year journey around the world and especially the coastal waters of South America as a naturalist on the H.M.S. Beagle. While traveling through these unexplored countries collecting... Read more






Darwin's Ghost
Written by Steve Jones
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | April 2001
$17.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-42277-4 (0-345-42277-5)

Charles Darwin's The Origin of Species is probably the best-known, least-read book. One of the most important achievements of the past millennium, it did for biology what Galileo did for astronomy: made it into a single science rather than a collection of unrelated facts. Important though Origin remains, its examples and... Read more






The Language of Genes
Written by Steve Jones
Anchor | Trade Paperback | June 1995
$16.95/(Canada) | 978-0-385-47428-3 (0-385-47428-8)

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