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Carl Zimmer

Carl Zimmer writes about science for The New York Times, and his work also appears in National Geographic, Scientific American, and Discover, where he is a contributing editor. He won the 2007 National Academies Communication Award, the highest honor for science writing. He is the author of six books, including Evolution: The Triumph of an Idea and Parasite Rex, for which he has earned fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Zimmer also writes an award-winning blog, The Loom. He lives in Connecticut with his wife and children.

 

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The Descent of Man
Written by Charles Darwin, Edited by Carl Zimmer, Commentaries by Carl Zimmer, Foreword by Frans DeWaal, Noted by Carl Zimmer
Plume | Trade Paperback | November 2007
$17.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-452-28888-1 (0-452-28888-6)

The most accessible edition ever published of Darwin?s incendiary classic, edited by ?as fine a science essayist as we have? (New York Times)

The Descent of Man, Darwin?s second landmark work on evolutionary theory (following The Origin of the Species), marked a turning point in the history of science with... Read more






Microcosm
Written by Carl Zimmer
Vintage | Trade Paperback | July 2009
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-27686-5 (0-307-27686-4)

A Best Book of the YearSeed Magazine Granta Magazine The Plain-DealerIn this fascinating and utterly engaging book, Carl Zimmer traces E. coli's pivotal role in the history of biology, from the discovery of DNA to the latest advances in biotechnology. He reveals the many surprising and alarming parallels between... Read more





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