Archives for June 3, 2011

A Bend in the River: Get Bent

On of my favorite books is A Bend in the River by V. S. Naipaul. It is a story set in at the junction of a native and expat community in an African rain forest country with a not very despotic leader (the “Big Man”) at a time when a civil war was about to…

As you know, the NCSE brokers free chapters and sometimes entire books for people to download and read, in order to disseminate knowledge about Important Stuff. They just released a chapter of Darwin’s Lost World: The Hidden History of Animal Life by Martin Brasier. Click here to download the PDF file.

The Rap Guide to Evolution

A hip-hop exploration of modern evolutionary biology, with songs about Sexual Selection, Artificial Selection, Altruism, Morality, and Unity of Common Descent. The Rap Guide to Evolution by Baba Brinkman More here.