An interesting series of essays. (Philip Hensher, The Spectator
A sparkling collection. (Prospect
This book presents a vivid picture of how one man, by force of rigorous analysis and clear writing, taught a generation of biologists how to think about evolution (New York Times
While such festschrifts are usually deadly dull, designed to flatter rather than enlighten, this is a delightful exception, containing a number of thought-provoking essays that go beyond mere appreciation of Dawkins's book. (Jerry A. Coyne, Times Literary Supplement
About the Author
Alan Grafen is Professor of Theoretical Biology in the Department of Zoology, at Oxford University. Mark Ridley lectures in the Department of Zoology at Oxford University. He is best known as the author of a number of popular books, including the critically acclaimed Mendel's Demon.