Monday, September 26, 2016

Neil deGrasse Tyson's 6 favorite books

Neil deGrasse Tyson is the author of ten books, including StarTalk, a new companion volume to his podcast and cable show of the same name. One of his six favorite books, as shared at The Week magazine:
The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe Without Design by Richard Dawkins

Dawkins is a longtime friend, and a tireless defender of the real story of how we all got here. This 1986 book is a reminder that the laws of evolution and natural selection, given billions of years, have no trouble generating stupefying complexity among life-forms on Earth.
Read about the other books on the list.

The Blind Watchmaker is one of Steven Pinker's five most important books.

--Marshal Zeringue