Dawkins, Richard

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Outgrowing God: A Beginner’s Guide

The work is guaranteed to start conversations between theists and atheists and is recommended for it.

Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist

An excellent option for Dawkins fans and science lovers; those unfamiliar with the author's work may want to seek out his full-length books. [See Prepub Alert, 1/9/17.]

Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science

Dawkins, a convincing speaker and writer, is in some circles considered controversial for challenging religious viewpoints. This work provides a welcome companion to his previous books. New readers looking to acquaint themselves with Dawkins's research on religion and evolutionary biology should start with his prize-winning works The God Delusion or The Selfish Gene.

An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist

Enjoyable from start to finish, this exceptionally accessible book will appeal to science lovers, lovers of autobiographies—and, of course, all of Dawkins's fans, atheists and theists alike. [Dawkins was a member of LJ's Day of Dialog panel, "The Art of Science Writing" (ow.ly/mch8D).—Ed.]

The Magic of Reality

Author of The Selfish Gene, much-decorated evolutionary biologist Dawkins has taught at both Berkeley and Oxford; illustrator McKean spooked up Neil Gaiman's Coraline, designed the Broadway musical Lestat, brought many of J...

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