I Have Landed by Stephen Jay Gould
The End of a Beginning in Natural History

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Gould’s final essay collection is based on his remarkable series for Natural History magazine—exactly 300 consecutive essays, with never a month missed, published from 1974 to 2001. Both an intellectually thrilling journey into the nature of scientific discovery and the most personal book he ever published.
 

About Stephen Jay Gould

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Stephen Jay Gould was one of the most influential evolutionary biologists and most acclaimed science essayists of the 20th century. He died in May 2002. He was the author of numerous books, including The Lying Stones of Marrakech and Questioning the Millennium.
 
Published November 29, 2011 by Harvard University Press. 432 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math, History, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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Thirty-one sprightly and invaluable essays, in which the play of "little odd tidbits as illustrations of general theories" the author has raised to an art form.

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For years, I have anticipated the publication of each of Gould's new collection of essays and have never once felt let down by them.

May 25 2002 | Read Full Review of I Have Landed: The End of a B...

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Gould, whose name has become synonymous with evolutionary biology, once again collects 31 essays from his Natural History column. Gould completed his 300th colum

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