I Have Landed Author:Stephen Jay Gould Praise for The Lying Stones of Marrakech — "Gould's passionate commitment to precision and his sensitivity to the little wriggles of a million might have beens make The Lying Stones of Marrakech not just accessible but stimulating as well." — -- New York Times Book Review — "From the distinguished and eloquent Gould, a characteristically genial and... more » stimulating intellectual stroll...Vintage Gould: stimulating, erudite, and eminently enjoyable."
Praise for Questioning the Millennium
"Mr.Gould focuses his wit and style on matters of definition and calculation of the millennium and on their enduring fascination."
New York Times Book Review
"In Questioning the Millennium, a collection of three witty and erudite essays...the noted paleontologist and science popularizer ponders the meaning of the upcoming calendar hoopla. As always, he is irreverent, idiosyncratic, and original."
--San Francisco Examiner and Chronicle
Praise for Leonardo's Mountain of Clams and the Diet of Worms
"Gould's immense respect for nature's biodiversity, combined with the humbling recognition that 'all life on earth shares an astonishing range of detailed biochemical similarities,' renders these remarkable essays both entertaining and inspirational."
--New York Times Book Review
"An exhilarating demonstration of the enormous mental freedom that comes when knowledge and imagination work harmoniously."