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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
Dr Paul M.A. Willis
Consulting Vertebrate Palaeontologist
Quinkana Pty Ltd