A unique approach: The first book to bring together the science and the cultural impact of fossils.
Fossils hold a permanent place in the popular imagination.
An immensely readable account from ... Read more
Each chapter describes a major step in the history of life - the breakthroughs that made new forms of life possible
Explores the origins of sex, the first multicellular creatures, explains how ha ... Read more
Just 28,000 years ago, the blink of an eye in geological time, the last of Neanderthals died out in their last outpost, in caves near Gibraltar. Thanks to cartoons and folk accounts we have a distorte ... Read more
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