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How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed: Revised Edition


In Jared Diamond’s follow-up to the Pulitzer-Prize winning Guns, Germs and Steel , the author...

The World Until Yesterday

What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?


The bestselling author of Collapse and Guns, Germs and Steel surveys the history of human...

Norse Greenland

A Controlled Experiment in Collapse--A Selection from Collapse (Penguin Tracks)


A timely and fascinating exploration of the collapse of prehistoric Norse society in...

Why Is Sex Fun?

The Evolution of Human Sexuality

Basic Books (1998)

To us humans the sex lives of many animals seem weird. In fact, by comparison with all the other...

The Birds of Northern Melanesia

Speciation, Ecology, and Biogeography


Speciation is the process by which co-existing daughter species evolve from one ancestral species -...

The Third Chimpanzee for Young People

On the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal


At some point during the last 100,000 years, humans began exhibiting traits and behavior that...

Worth Books (2016)

So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of Guns, Germs, and Steel tells you what you...

The Invisible Hands

Top Hedge Fund Traders on Bubbles, Crashes, and Real Money

Wiley (2013)

Hedge fund managers who survived and profited through the 2008 financial crisis share their secrets ...

Instaread (2015)

This companion to Guns, Germs, & Steel includes: •Overview of the book •Important People •Key...

Hyperink (2011)

While working in New Guinea in 1972, where he was studying bird evolution, Jared Diamond met a local...