A list of the books read by me in 2018.
Ravilious & Co.
by Andy Friend
The Pattern of Friendship.
The Flamingo’s Smile
by Stephen Jay Gould
Reflections in natural history.
Charles Darwin: The Power of Place
by Janet Browne
Part 2 of an entertaining two-part biography of Charles Darwin.
Signalling from Mars
by Hugh Brogan (ed.)
The letters of Arthur Ransome
by R.M. Lockley
Not particularly interesting narratives of sailing back and forth between islands and the mainland
The Ascent of John Tyndall
by Roland Jackson
Victorian scientist, mountaineer, and public intellectual.
by Marshall Goldsmith
Sparking positive change and making it last.
by Jan Rüger
Britain, Germany, and the struggle for the North Sea.
by Bruce Chatwin
Wandering about Patagonia with no clear plan in mind.
by Time Dee (ed.)
Writings on places and people.
by Kathryn Hughes
Tales of the flesh in the age of decorum.
by Kathleen Jamie
Re-reading a fantastic book of, erm… poetry!
Dispelling the Darkness
by John van Wyhe
Voyage in the Malay Archipelago and the discovery of evolution by Wallace and Darwin.
by James T Costa
How small experiments led to a big theory.
The Incredible Unlikeliness of Being
by Alice Roberts
Evolution and the making of us.
by Katrina van Grouw
Art meets science in this stunningly illustrated book.
The Rings of Saturn
by W.G. Sebald