• "Eloquent and knowledgeable account of the tiny genetic difference between humans and chimps"

  • "Some biologists are just scientists; but some truly are thinkers. Jared Diamond is one of the latter. Whatever he applies himself to, his contribution is original and worthwhile"

    Colin Tudge
  • "A fascinating portrait with more than enough uncomfortable facts to stop any dinner-party conversation in its tracks - an important book"

    Financial Times
  • "Confirms Diamond as an impressive scholar and popularizer-an enjoyable, stimulating and audacious book"