An Appetite for Wonder by Richard Dawkins audiobook

An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist

By Richard Dawkins
Read by Richard Dawkins and Lalla Ward

HarperAudio, HarperCollins 9780062225795
7.94 Hours 1
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New York Timesbestselling author and renowned atheist and evolutionary biologist, Richard Dawkins delivers an intimate look into his own childhood and intellectual development, illuminating his path to becoming one of the foremost thinkers in modern science today    “A memoir that is funny and modest, absorbing and playful. Dawkins has written a marvelous love letter to science . . . and for this, the book will touch scientists and science-loving persons . . . Enchanting.” —NPR   

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A New York Times bestseller

A Publishers Weekly bestseller

New York Timesbestselling author and renowned atheist and evolutionary biologist, Richard Dawkins delivers an intimate look into his own childhood and intellectual development, illuminating his path to becoming one of the foremost thinkers in modern science today

  

“A memoir that is funny and modest, absorbing and playful. Dawkins has written a marvelous love letter to science . . . and for this, the book will touch scientists and science-loving persons . . . Enchanting.” —NPR

  

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“One of the greatest nonfiction writers alive today.” Steven Pinker
“Dawkins is above all a masterly expositor, a writer who understands the issues so clearly that he forces his readers to understand them too.” New York Times Book Review
“Brilliant, articulate, impassioned, and impolite.” San Francisco Chronicle
“One of the most outstanding intelligences in modern science. Richard Dawkins climbs mental Everests.” Evening Standard (London)
“A superb writer. Dawkins unashamedly and gloriously delights in science.” New Republic
“As evidenced by his 610,000-plus Twitter followers and 541,400-plus Facebook fans, Dawkins really can talk science to the rest of us.” Library Journal

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Author Bio: Richard Dawkins

Author Bio: Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins, an acclaimed biologist, is a fellow of the Royal Society and was the inaugural holder of the Charles Simonyi Chair of Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University. He is the author of numerous books, including The Selfish Gene, Climbing Mount Improbable, Unweaving the Rainbow, The Ancestor’s Tale, The God Delusion, and The Greatest Show on Earth. He has received a number of honorary doctorates from colleges and universities around the world and has received many awards and honors throughout his career, most notably a Finlay Innovation Award, the Michael Faraday Award, the Nakayama Prize, the Kistler Prize, and the Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Runtime: 7.94
Audience: Adult
Language: English