17 Books Recommended by Richard Dawkins

Evolutionary Biology

Clinton Richard Dawkins FRS FRSL is an English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author. He is an emeritus fellow of New College, Oxford, and was the University of Oxford’s Professor for Public Understanding of Science from 1995 until 2008.

  1. Dark Universe by Daniel Galouye
  2. Sword of Honor by Evelyn Waugh
  3. The Voyage of the Beagle: Charles Darwin’s Journal of Researches by Charles Darwin
  4. Why We Believe in God(s): A Concise Guide to the Science of Faith by J. Anderson Thomson
  5. Black Cloud by Fred Hoyle
  6. Why We Get Sick: The New Science of Darwinian Medicine by Randolph Nesse
  7. Narrow Roads of Gene Land by W.D. Hamilton
  8. Pluto’s Republic by Peter Medawar
  9. Why Evolution Is True by Jerry Coyne
  10. The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark by Carl Sagan
  11. Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking by Daniel Dennett
  12. Red Strangers by Elspeth Huxley
  13. Splendid Isolation by George Gaylord Simpson
  14. The Ant and the Peacock by Helena Cronin
  15. Uncle Fred in the Springtime by PG Wodehouse
  16. Evolution of Cooperation by Robert Axelrod
  17. Attack of the Theocrats by Sean Faircloth


  1. http://theweek.com/articles/459238/richard-dawkins-5-favorite-books
  2. https://www.goodreads.com/interviews/show/891.Richard_Dawkins
  3. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/15/books/review/richard-dawkins-by-the-book.html?_r=0
  4. http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/09/27/what-richard-dawkins-reads-jerry-coyne-helena-cronin-and-more.html

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