Tuesday, January 09, 2007
THE RELUCTANT MR. DARWIN: An Intimate Portrait of Charles Darwin and the Making of His Theory of Evolution by David Quammen, read by Grover Gardner
Quammen examines the Charles Darwin’s life, following the growth of his ideas to hypothesize why he delayed publication. Grover Gardner’s reading pulses with the excitement of Quammen’s quest. As the author sifts through Darwin’s developing insights and personality quirks, Gardner is perfectly alert to the author’s subtle irony and humor, which Quammen could hardly avoid.
Read AudioFile's full review and bibliographic info here.
Listen to the excerpt now (no download required). Time 3:39
Download the excerpt as an mp3 file. Size: 3.4 MB
Add the Earshot! podcast feed to your RSS Reader and have the show delivered automatically (copy this link to your RSS reader ).
Subscribe to the podcast directly in iTunes. (This feature is currently unavailable.)
Get iTunes for Windows or Mac here. Free!