This is the sixth in the great series of essays that the world's best science writer has produced. They range over a vast field, from history to the latest theories in biology, from controversies over palaeontology to the origins of language.
A dazzling and generous selection of the best and most representative writing by one of the best loved scientists and science writers.
The final book from the most celebrated popular science writer in the world.
Science meets sport in this vibrant collection of baseball essays but the late evolutionary biologist.
'Matchless examples of the strengths of a historical imagination roaming across a scientific subject' Guardian
'Rocks of Ages is vintage, spell-binding Stephen Jay Gould, challenging, passionate and beguiling' The Times
'Reading Gould is not merely a pleasure but an education and a chronicle of the times' - Observer