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The Dragon Seekers

The Dragon Seekers: How An Extraordinary Cicle Of Fossilists Discovered The Dinosaurs And Paved The Way For Darwin© 2009 Christopher McGowan272 pages Ancient bones and magnets were both known to antiquity, but not until the 19th century did their importance … Continue reading

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Dragon’s Teeth

Dragon’s Teeth © 2017 Michael Crichton288 pages Scientific discovery isn’t always a gentlemanly affair.  Dragon’s Teeth, published by the estate of Michael Crichton in his name, inserts a fictional character into the real-life feud of two paleontologists who went to such … Continue reading

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Walking with Dinosaurs

Walking with Dinosaurs: A Natural History© 1999 Tim Haines288 pages A dull pre-dawn light spreads across the horizon, illuminating a landscape covered in forest. Rivers trace silvery lines through the dense vegetation, and along their banks icy puddles are melting. … Continue reading

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The Lost World

The Lost World© 1995 Michael Crichton431 pages “‘Ooh, aah’. That’s always how it starts. Then later there’s the running and the screaming.” – Dr. Ian Malcolm, The Lost World In the 1980s, a biocompany called InGen discovered a way to … Continue reading

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Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park© 1990 Michael Crichton399 pages To the south, rising above the palm trees, Grant saw a single trunk with no leaves at all, just a big curving stump. Then the stump moved, and twisted around to meet the new … Continue reading

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Dinosaur Lives

Dinosaur Lives: Unearthing an Evolutionary Saga© 1998 John Horner256 pages    I picked up John Horner’s Dinosaur Lives  out of idle curiosity, not having read anything about dinosaurs since childhood. They remain of interest, of course, but it’s not an … Continue reading

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