History of Life (fourth edition). Richard Cowen. 2005. Blackwell Publishing, 324 p. (pb) ISBN 1-4051-1175-67.

I had a sudden thought as I sat down to write this article: “Why am I reviewing this book?” Not, “why in the world did I ever agree to do another book review?” That particular thought crosses my mind every time I guiltily move the draft of a promised critique to the bottom of my To-Do list. Rather, why this book? I cannot imagine that there is anyone who teaches paleontology, historical geology, or similar courses who has not already read or used one of...

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