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The book is written, the proofs have been corrected, the date is set. Yes, The Accidental Species: Misunderstandings of Human Evolution will be out in October, and you can, if you wish, pre-order it. But first, I have to do … Continue reading

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It’s just occurred to me that I have the manuscripts of three different books at three different publishers, in three different genres, at once, all together, simultaneously, and at the same time. This has never happened before. The Beowulf Effect: … Continue reading

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It Has Not Escaped Our Notice #766

I have been deluged with several signs portents signs from our Latin America Correspondent, Dr A. C. of Santiago de Chile. There’s this; this; this; and, notwithstanding inasmuch as which, this; I wonder what this is trying to tell us?

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It might come as a surprise to you both that I have a page on Wikipedia. I didn’t create this page. Nobody told me it was being created, nor did they ask me for any input. They could have had … Continue reading

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Into The Unknown

Many years ago when the world was young (OK, it was 1996), a fellow science writer opined in my general direction as follows: “hey, Henry, you should probably write a book about human evolution!” My reply was somewhat tired and … Continue reading

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Beyond Words

I have been deluged by an email from my colleague Dr P. G. of Englefield Green, containing this link, and a cover noteĀ as follows: ‘I can think of nothing to say about this’. I probably could say something about it, … Continue reading

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The Data Entry at the Maison Des Girrafes

Well, this is my Wearable OfficeTM earlier this evening, as I pounded numbers into my ancient iMac. You really, really don’t want to know what these numbers are all about. You do? Look, you’ll regret it, but you asked for … Continue reading

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Everything That Goes Around…

Many years ago when the world was young (back in the 1980s) I did a Ph.D. thesis in Cambridge entitled Bovidae from the Pleistocene of Britain. It was a big morphometric study of the cattle and bison that roamed Britain … Continue reading

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