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Re: Dino book review request



>     I got a blurb in the mail the other day from Columbia University Press
>advertising, among other things, "The Evolution and Extinction of the
>Dinosaurs" by Fastovsky and Weishampel.  I'm interested in purchasing it
>but I've learned to always examine a dinosaur book--any book, even by such
>well-known authors--before I buy it.  However I can't find a copy of it
>either in my school's library (no surprise there) or at Barnes & Noble.
>     Anyway, I was wondering if anyone on the list is familiar with it, and
>if so, whether they recommend it or not.  Please reply off-list (unless our
>esteemed moderator thinks it's worthy of the list).
>    Thanks in advance.
>
>[Sorry to intrude, but I thought I'd mention I've seen it in every
> Border's in which I've looked for it.  And as for reviews I haven't
> heard anything bad about it, but I've heard a lot of good things
> about it. -- MR ]
>

This was reviewed recently in New Scientist. From memory, it had a pretty
good review.

Cheers, Paul


Dr Paul M.A. Willis
Consulting Vertebrate Palaeontologist
Quinkana Pty Ltd
pwillis@ozemail.com.au