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Neil Shubin

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
Written by Neil Shubin
Vintage | Trade Paperback | October 2013
$15.95/17.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-47327-1 (0-307-47327-9)

A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the Year

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...

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The Universe Within
Written by Neil Shubin
Pantheon | Hardcover | January 2013
$25.95/28.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-37843-9 (0-307-37843-8)

**Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)**

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...

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Your Inner Fish
Written by Neil Shubin
Vintage | Trade Paperback | January 2009
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-27745-9 (0-307-27745-3)

Details on a Major New Discovery included in a New AfterwordWhy do we look the way we do? Neil Shubin, the paleontologist and professor of anatomy who co-discovered Tiktaalik, the “fish with hands,” tells the story of our bodies as you've never heard it before. By examining fossils and DNA, he... Read more






Your Inner Fish
Written by Neil Shubin
Pantheon | Hardcover | January 2008
$24.00/28.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-42447-2 (0-375-42447-4)

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





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