This is a strikingly thought-provoking book about how the forces of evolution and extinction have shaped the living world, and the part that humans play therein. These elegant and penetrating essays speak to some of our most fundamental questions about the human and animal worlds, and confirm Grady’s standing as one of our foremost literary science writers.
“These essays are witty, warm and wise.” — Edmonton Journal
“It’s a pleasure to be party to Wayne Grady’s ruminations.” — Vancouver Sun
About Wayne Grady
Wayne Grady’s eight books of non-fiction include The Dinosaur Project, The Quiet Limit of the World, Chasing the Chinook, and The Bone Museum. He is also a prolific magazine writer, an equally prolific editor of Canadian travel, fiction, and nature… More about Wayne Grady
Published by McClelland & Stewart Mar 06, 2007| 240 Pages| 5-5/8 x 8-3/8| ISBN 9780771035050