BOOKS

Reviews of my books and other work are posted on the “What The Papers Say” page.

Darwin Comes to Town (2017)

My next book will be Darwin Comes to Town, on “urban evolution” (animals and plants evolving to suit the Anthropocene’s cities) to be published in 2017 by Quercus Books in the UK, by Picador in the US, and by dtv in Germany.

Nature’s Nether Regions (2014)

My latest book is Nature’s Nether Regions, on the evolution of genitalia. It appeared with Penguin USA. Ordering information:

  1. As print book via AmazonBarnes & NobleVan Stockum, Natuur & Boek, or via Penguin.
  2. As eBook also at, e.g., iTunes. (Do NOT download so-called “free” eBooks from rarshare–they come with malware!).
  3. As Large print version via DoubleDay Large Print
  4. As Audiobook version, narrated by Steven Menasche, via Audible of Amazon

In translation, the book has appeared in the following countries: in Dutch, with Atlas Contact (order via Natuur & Boek); in German, with DTV; in Italian, with Bollati Boringhieri; in Japanese, with Hiyakawa; in French, with Flammarion (March 2015); and in Chinese, with the Shanghai Guo Yue Cultural and Creative Company (publication date t.b.a.).

Original version (Penguin USA)

Original version (Penguin USA, May 1st, 2014)

Dutch translation, published by Atlas Contact

Dutch translation, published by Atlas Contact, June 5th, 2014

Italian translation, published by Bollati Boringhieri

Italian translation, published by Bollati Boringhieri, June 25th, 2014

German translation, published by DTV (Oct. 2014)

German translation, published by DTV, Oct. 2014

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French translation, published by Flammarion, 2015

 

The Loom of Life (2008)

coverThe Loom of Life is a layman’s exploration of ecology and biodiversity, and those complex tapestries of life we call ecosystems. It features interviews with E.O. Wilson and It appeared with Springer. Ordering information:

  1. As print book via Springer, Amazon, or Bol.com
  2. As eBook also via Google Books

In translation, the book has appeared in Dutch as Waarom Zijn Er Zoveel Soorten? (latest edition by AtlasContact, 2016).

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20116 edition of Dutch translation of The Loom of Life

Frogs, Flies, and Dandelions (2000)

Frogs, Flies and Dandelions; the Making of Species (Oxford University Press) is all about how and why new species come into being; the process known as speciation. Including interviews with Ernst Mayr, Nancy Knowlton, Michael Rosenzweig, and John Endler, it is a rollercoaster ride through the controversial world of research on the origin of species. Ordering information:

  1. As print book via Amazon, Oxford University Press, and BOL
  2. On Google Books

In translation, the book has appeared as Het Mysterie der Mysteriën with Uitgeverij Nieuwewijds, and in French as Genouilles, Mouches et Pissenlits with Dunod.

The French edition of Frogs, Flies and Dandelions, published by Dunod

The French edition of Frogs, Flies and Dandelions, published by Dunod

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