Darwin : portrait of a genius / by Paul Johnson.
Publication year: 2013
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books,
ISBN: 9780147509772 (pbk.) :
Acclaimed historian and biographer Paul Johnson turns his keen eye on Charles Darwin, the towering figure whose work continues to spur scientific debate. Johnson's biography is already causing a stir on the pages of Slate and New Scientist, and has become a voice in the public discussion of evolution popularised by the likes of Richard Dawkins. Lay readers and academics alike will enjoy this concise and unflinching exploration of Charles Darwin, a genius whose discoveries add significant dimension to our understanding of his mind and his everlasting impact on our world.
176 pages ; 20 cm
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