Wilson, Edward O

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Tales from the Ant World

Readers seeking an accessible natural history on an often-misunderstood insect will appreciate Wilson’s modest, conversational tone in this brief look at his lifetime of appreciating nature’s small wonders, whether found in the backyard
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The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books: Christopher Columbus, His Son, and the Quest To Build the World's Greatest Library

Recommended for bibliophiles and history buffs alike. [See Prepub Alert, 9/10/18.]
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Genesis: The Deep Origin of Societies

A challenging read best suited for specialists in the fields of evolutionary biology and sociobiology. Popular science readers should turn to the author's more accessible work on the same topic: The Social Conquest of Earth.
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The Origins of Creativity

Short and digestible in spurts, this would be a welcome addition to most collections. ["This book will resonate with science enthusiasts who appreciate that a life worth living means embracing more than the material world": LJ 8/17 review of the Liveright: Norton hc.]
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The Origins of Creativity

A rallying cry for uniting scientific and humanistic inquiry to answer big questions, this book will resonate with science enthusiasts who appreciate that a life worth living means embracing more than the material world. [See Prepub Alert, 4/10/17.]
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Shakespeare in Swahililand: In Search of a Global Poet

This readable account shows that Shakespeare is universal because his work can be read in all types of environments, reflecting eternal truths and current conditions worldwide.
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Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life

This would be a good place to start for anyone interested in gaining an understanding of biodiversity and the intricate web of interdependence of species.
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The Meaning of Human Existence

Recommended for those interested in the scientific view of everyday life. ["This book will be of interest to the general reader," read the review of the Liveright: Norton hc, LJ 10/1/14.]
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The Meaning of Human Existence

The importance of preserving the biodiversity that gave rise to humanity matters to Wilson, a point he emphasizes by cautioning us against engineering the planet exclusively to serve human needs, a gloomy dystopia he refers to as the "Age of Loneliness." This book will be of interest to the general reader.

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