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New Fall Books
The "Fall Books" section of the Atlanta Journal/Constitution today lists
three books which may be of interest to this list.
"_The Life of Birds_. By David Attenborough. Princeton University.
$29.95. The naturalist and filmmaker tours the globe looking at
birds and their habits in this book published in conjunction with
the 1999 PBS series."
[This is the series which was recently commented upon by John
"_What Remains to Be Discovered: The Future of Science_. By
John Maddox. $25. Free Press. The former editor of Nature
magazine presents the questions that will occupy our greatest
thinkers in the coming years."
"_Leonardo's Mountain of Clams and the Diet of Worms: Essays
on Natural History_. By Stephen Jay Gould. Harmony/Crown.
$25. One of our most consistently engaging scientific essayists
offers a collection of his writings from Natural History magazine."