> Skip to content
JB

Janet Browne

Book for an event

Janet Browne is a zoologist and historian of science. She was formerly a Professor in the History of Biology at the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at University College, London. She is currently the Aramont Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University.

Books by Janet Browne

Charles Darwin Volume 2

'The second, final volume of her magnificent life of [Darwin]. Much the best biography of Darwin to date, it makes irresistible reading.' Miranda Seymour, Top Five Books of the Year, Sunday Times'A marvellous book-This second part of the life stands on its own. Soothing, unhurried and absorbing' Jane Ridley, Spectator

Read more
Charles Darwin: Voyaging

'An astonishingly fresh picture of the great naturalist-Janet Browne's book is a triumph, the closest we can come to getting inside Darwin's mind.' Sunday Telegraph

Read more