Michael Novacek. Time Traveler: In search of dinosaurs and ancient mammals from Montana to Mongolia. 2002. Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, New York, 368 + xii p.

When people ask me what paleontologists do in the field, I recommend Jack Horner's book, Digging Dinosaurs, as the first thing to read. To me, more than nearly any other book, Jack's explains what it's like to go in the field and think constantly about why you're out there, what the larger questions are, where the next place to go is, how to think about what you're seeing in five dimensions—not just the three...

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