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  1. [+]
    Animals and Us (4 Reviews)
    In the Company of Animals, by James Serpell
    1. In the Company of Animals by James Serpell
    2. Adam's Task by Vicki Hearne
    3. Muir Among the Animals by Lisa Mighetto and John Muir
    4. The Chimpanzees of Gombe by Jane Goodall
    The New York Review of Books, June 25, 1987, pp. 20-24
  2. [+]
    Baseball (5 Reviews)
    Joys and Lamentations
    1. My Life as a Fan: A Memoir by Wilfrid Sheed
    2. Fridays with Red by Bob Edwards
    3. The Era, 1947-1957 by Roger Kahn
    4. The Gospel According to Casey by Ira Berkow and Jim Kaplan
    5. O Holy Cow! by Phil Rizzuto, Hart Seely, and Tom Peyer
    The New York Review of Books, November 4, 1993, pp. 60-65
  3. [+]
    Between You and Your Genes (Review)
    Not in Our Genes, by Richard Lewontin, Steven Rose, and Leon J. Kamin, ...
    1. Not in Our Genes by Richard Lewontin, Steven Rose, and Leon J. Kamin, ...
    The New York Review of Books, August 16, 1984, pp. 30-32
  4. [+]
    The Birth of the Two-Sex World (Review)
    Making Sex, by Thomas Laqueur
    1. Making Sex by Thomas Laqueur
    The New York Review of Books, June 13, 1991, pp. 11-15
  5. Bully for Brontosaurus (1991)
    Reflections in Natural History
    2 Reviews
  6. [+]
    Calling Dr. Thomas (Review)
    The Youngest Science, by Lewis Thomas
    1. The Youngest Science by Lewis Thomas
    The New York Review of Books, July 21, 1983, pp. 12-13
  7. [+]
    Cardboard Darwinism (3 Reviews)
    Vaulting Ambition, by Philip Kitcher
    1. Vaulting Ambition by Philip Kitcher
    2. Myths of Gender by Anne Fausto-Sterling
    3. Females of the Species by Bettyann Kevles
    The New York Review of Books, September 25, 1986, pp. 47-54
  8. 'Confusion Over Evolution'
    An Exchange
    The New York Review of Books, January 14, 1993, p. 43
  9. [+]
    The Confusion over Evolution (3 Reviews)
    The Ant and the Peacock, by Helena Cronin
    1. The Ant and the Peacock by Helena Cronin
    2. The Miner's Canary by Niles Eldredge
    3. On Methuselah's Trail by Peter Douglas Ward
    The New York Review of Books, November 19, 1992, pp. 47-53
  10. The Critics
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    Curveball (Review)
    The Bell Curve, by Richard J. Herrnstein and Charles Murray
    1. The Bell Curve by Richard J. Herrnstein and Charles Murray
    The New Yorker, November 28, 1994, pp. 139-148
  11. [+]
    Darwin Vindicated! (Review)
    Darwin and the Mysterious Mr. X, by Loren Eiseley
    1. Darwin and the Mysterious Mr. X by Loren Eiseley
    The New York Review of Books, August 16, 1979, pp. 36-38
  12. Darwinian Fundamentalism
    The New York Review of Books, June 12, 1997, pp. 34-37
  13. 'Darwin's Dangerous Idea'
    An Exchange
    The New York Review of Books, August 14, 1997, p. 64
  14. [+]
    Deep Time and Ceaseless Motion (2 Reviews)
    Basin and Range, by John McPhee
    1. Basin and Range by John McPhee
    2. Earth Generated and Anatomized by William Hobbs and Roy Porter
    The New York Review of Books, May 14, 1981, pp. 25-28
  15. [+]
    Dinomania (3 Reviews)
    Jurassic Park (1993 Film), by Steven Spielberg
    1. Jurassic Park (1993 Film) by Steven Spielberg
    2. The Making of Jurassic Park by Don Shay and Jody Duncan
    3. Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton
    The New York Review of Books, August 12, 1993, pp. 51-55
  16. Dinosaur in a Haystack (1996)
    Reflections in Natural History
    1 Review
  17. [+]
    Down on the Farm (Review)
    From Foraging to Agriculture, by Donald O. Henry
    1. From Foraging to Agriculture by Donald O. Henry
    The New York Review of Books, January 18, 1990, pp. 26-27
  18. [+]
    Dreamer (Review)
    Disturbing the Universe, by Freeman Dyson
    1. Disturbing the Universe by Freeman Dyson
    The New York Review of Books, October 11, 1979, pp. 3-4
  19. [+]
    Dreams That Money Can Buy (9 Reviews)
    The Dreyfus Affair, by Peter Lefcourt
    1. The Dreyfus Affair by Peter Lefcourt
    2. Box Socials by W.P. Kinsella
    3. The Cleveland Indian by Luke Salisbury
    4. Baseball and Billions by Andrew Zimbalist
    5. The Diamond Revolution by Neil J. Sullivan
    6. The Brooklyn Dodgers by Peter C. Bjarkman
    7. Lost Ballparks by Lawrence S. Ritter
    8. The Negro Baseball Leagues by Phil Dixon and Patrick J. Hannigan
    9. Baseball: The Perfect Game by Danielle Weil and Peter Richmond
    The New York Review of Books, November 5, 1992, pp. 41-45
  20. Eight Little Piggies (1993)
    Reflections in Natural History
    2 Reviews
  21. Ever Since Darwin (1977)
    Reflections in Natural History
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  22. Evolution
    The Pleasures of Pluralism
    The New York Review of Books, June 26, 1997, pp. 47-52
  23. The Evolutionary Biology of Constraint
    Daedalus, Spring 1980, pp. 39-52
  24. Evolutionary Psychology
    An Exchange
    The New York Review of Books, October 9, 1997, pp. 55-57
  25. [+]
    Exultation and Explanation (2 Reviews)
    The Kindly Fruits of the Earth, by G. Evelyn Hutchinson
    1. The Kindly Fruits of the Earth by G. Evelyn Hutchinson
    2. An Introduction to Population Ecology by George Evelyn Hutchinson
    The New York Review of Books, May 17, 1979, pp. 3-5
  26. The Flamingo's Smile (1985)
    Reflections in Natural History
    4 Reviews
  27. Full House (1996)
    The Spread of Excellence From Plato to Darwin
    2 Reviews
  28. [+]
    Genes on the Brain (Review)
    Promethean Fire, by Charles J. Lumsden and Edward O. Wilson
    1. Promethean Fire by Charles J. Lumsden and Edward O. Wilson
    The New York Review of Books, June 30, 1983, pp. 5-10
  29. [+]
    The Ghost of Protagoras (2 Reviews)
    The Evolution of Culture in Animals, by John Tyler Bonner
    1. The Evolution of Culture in Animals by John Tyler Bonner
    2. Man: The Promising Primate by Peter J. Wilson
    The New York Review of Books, January 22, 1981, pp. 42-44
  30. [+]
    Good Sports & Bad (10 Reviews)
    Ball Four, by Jim Bouton and Leonard Shecter
    1. Ball Four by Jim Bouton and Leonard Shecter
    2. My Life in Baseball by Ty Cobb and Al Stump
    3. Cobb by Al Stump
    4. Cobb (1994 Film) by Ron Shelton
    5. Matty: An American Hero by Ray Robinson
    6. Hitter by Ed Linn
    7. I Ain't an Athlete, Lady by John Kruk and Paul Hagen
    8. Don't Look Back by Mark Ribowsky
    9. The Catcher Was a Spy by Nicholas Dawidoff
    10. The Meaning of Nolan Ryan by Nick Trujillo
    The New York Review of Books, March 2, 1995, pp. 20-24
  31. [+]
    The H and Q of Baseball (4 Reviews)
    A Whole Different Ball Game, by Marvin Miller
    1. A Whole Different Ball Game by Marvin Miller
    2. Ted Williams by Dick Johnson and Glenn Stout
    3. My Favorite Summer, 1956 by Mickey Mantle and Phil Pepe
    4. The Home Run Heard 'Round the World by Ray Robinson
    The New York Review of Books, October 24, 1991, pp. 47-51
  32. Hen's Teeth and Horse's Toes (1983)
    3 Reviews
  33. [+]
    Heroes in Nature (Review)
    A Species of Eternity, by Joseph Kastner
    1. A Species of Eternity by Joseph Kastner
    The New York Review of Books, September 28, 1978, pp. 31-40
  34. [+]
    In an Evolutionary Crucible (Review)
    Galapagos: Islands Lost in Time, by Tui De Roy Moore
    1. Galapagos: Islands Lost in Time by Tui De Roy Moore
    The New York Review of Books, November 20, 1980, pp. 23-24
  35. Jensen and Bias
    An Exchange
    The New York Review of Books, October 23, 1980, p. 52
  36. [+]
    Jensen's Last Stand (Review)
    Bias in Mental Testing, by Arthur R. Jensen
    1. Bias in Mental Testing by Arthur R. Jensen
    The New York Review of Books, May 1, 1980, pp. 38-43
  37. [+]
    Koestler's Solution (Review)
    Janus: A Summing up, by Arthur Koestler
    1. Janus: A Summing up by Arthur Koestler
    The New York Review of Books, April 20, 1978, pp. 35-37
  38. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, December 18, 1980, pp. 66-72
  39. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, January 19, 1989, pp. 59-64
  40. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, April 20, 1995, pp. 71-76
  41. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, October 5, 1995, pp. 56-60
  42. [+]
    The Man Who Invented Natural History (Review)
    Buffon: A Life in Natural History, by Jacques Roger
    1. Buffon: A Life in Natural History by Jacques Roger
    The New York Review of Books, October 22, 1998, pp. 83-90
  43. [+]
    The Middle Way (Review)
    Advice to a Young Scientist, by Peter B. Medawar
    1. Advice to a Young Scientist by Peter B. Medawar
    The New York Review of Books, January 24, 1980, p. 47
  44. [+]
    Mighty Manchester (Review)
    Infinite in All Directions, by Freeman J. Dyson
    1. Infinite in All Directions by Freeman J. Dyson
    The New York Review of Books, October 27, 1988, pp. 32-34
  45. [+]
    The Mismeasure of Man Controversy (Review)
    The Mismeasure of Man, by Stephen Jay Gould
    1. The Mismeasure of Man by Stephen Jay Gould
    The Public Interest, Spring 1984, pp. 148-155
  46. The Mismeasure of Man (1981)
    12 Reviews, 4 Readable
  47. [+]
    Mysteries of the Panda (Review)
    The Giant Pandas of Wolong, by George B. Schaller, Hu Jinchu, Pan Wenshi, and Zhu Jing,...
    1. The Giant Pandas of Wolong by George B. Schaller, Hu Jinchu, Pan Wenshi, and Zhu Jing, ...
    The New York Review of Books, August 15, 1985, pp. 12-13
  48. Ontogeny and Phylogeny (1978)
    2 Reviews
  49. The Panda's Thumb (1980)
    More Reflections in Natural History
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  50. Posture Maketh the Man
    The Monthly Review, November 1995, pp. 16-21
  51. Punctuated Equilibrium (2007)
    1 Review
  52. [+]
    Pussycats and the Owl (2 Reviews)
    The Animal Estate, by Harriet Ritvo
    1. The Animal Estate by Harriet Ritvo
    2. One Man's Owl by Bernd Heinrich
    The New York Review of Books, March 3, 1988, pp. 7-10
  53. [+]
    The Quack Detector (Review)
    Science: Good, Bad, and Bogus, by Martin Gardner
    1. Science: Good, Bad, and Bogus by Martin Gardner
    The New York Review of Books, February 4, 1982, pp. 31-32
  54. Questioning the Millennium (1997)
    A Rationalist's Guide to a Precisely Arbitrary Countdown
    6 Reviews
  55. Readings
    The War on (Some) Drugs
    The Harpers Monthly, April 1990, pp. 24-25
  56. Reports & Comment
    Creationism: Genesis vs. Geology
    The Atlantic Monthly, September 1982, pp. 10-16
  57. Rocks of Ages (1999)
    Science and Religion in the Fullness of Life
    2 Reviews
  58. [+]
    So Near and Yet So Far (2 Reviews)
    The Neandertals, by Erik Trinkaus and Pat Shipman
    1. The Neandertals by Erik Trinkaus and Pat Shipman
    2. In Search of the Neanderthals by Christopher Stringer and Clive Gamble
    The New York Review of Books, October 20, 1994, pp. 24-28
  59. [+]
    The Streak of Streaks (Review)
    Streak: Joe Dimaggio and the Summer of '41, by Michael Seidel
    1. Streak: Joe Dimaggio and the Summer of '41 by Michael Seidel
    The New York Review of Books, August 18, 1988, pp. 8-12
  60. The Structure of Evolutionary Theory (2003)
    1 Review
  61. Taxonomy as Politics
    The Harm of False Classification
    Dissent, Winter 1990, pp. 73-78
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    Thwarted Genius (Review)
    Black Apollo of Science, by Kenneth R. Manning
    1. Black Apollo of Science by Kenneth R. Manning
    The New York Review of Books, November 24, 1983, pp. 3-7
  63. Time's Arrow, Time's Cycle (1987)
    Myth and Metaphor in the Discovery of Geological Time
    3 Reviews
  64. [+]
    Triumph of a Naturalist (Review)
    A Feeling for the Organism, by Evelyn Fox Keller
    1. A Feeling for the Organism by Evelyn Fox Keller
    The New York Review of Books, March 29, 1984, pp. 3-7
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    A Triumph of Historical Excavation (Review)
    The Great Devonian Controversy, by Martin J.S. Rudwick
    1. The Great Devonian Controversy by Martin J.S. Rudwick
    The New York Review of Books, February 27, 1986, pp. 9-15
  66. The True Embodiment of Everything That's Excellent
    The American Scholar, Winter 2000, pp. 35-49
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    Utopia (Limited) (Review)
    The Turning Point, by Fritjof Capra
    1. The Turning Point by Fritjof Capra
    The New York Review of Books, March 3, 1983, pp. 23-24
  68. [+]
    The Virtues of Nakedness (3 Reviews)
    Baseball: The People's Game, by Harold Seymour
    1. Baseball: The People's Game by Harold Seymour
    2. Men at Work by George F. Will
    3. When the Cheering Stops by Lee Heiman, Dave Weiner, and Bill Gutman
    The New York Review of Books, October 11, 1990, pp. 3-7
  69. What is Patriotism?
    The Nation, July 15, 1991, p. 95
  70. Books & the Arts
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    Whatever Is, Is (Almost) Right (Review)
    Optimism: The Biology of Hope, by Lionel Tiger
    1. Optimism: The Biology of Hope by Lionel Tiger
    The Nation, May 26, 1979, p. 605
  71. [+]
    Why Darwin? (Review)
    Charles Darwin: A Biography, Vol. I, by E. Janet Browne
    1. Charles Darwin: A Biography, Vol. I by E. Janet Browne
    The New York Review of Books, April 4, 1996, pp. 10-15
  72. [+]
    Will Man Become Obsolete? (Review)
    Enchanted Loom, by Robert Jastrow
    1. Enchanted Loom by Robert Jastrow
    The New York Review of Books, April 15, 1982, p. 27
  73. Wonderful Life (1989)
    The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History
    6 Reviews
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