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The Reluctant Mr. Darwin: An Intimate Portrait of Charles Darwin and the Making of His Theory of Evolution (Great Discoveries) - David Quammen The Reluctant Mr Darwinmp3fraudionon-fictionsciencesautumn 2012partial biographyhistoryI know, there are lies, lies and lies, and then there are statistics; unhappily though, it is very scary the number of Americans who do not go along with materialistic evolution.Is there room for yet another book on Darwin? As it turns out, there is, when it is laid out for brevity, incorporates modern language and only dealing with Darwin's mental processes in the years after the field work. Whilst refreshing, this is at times slappably flawed, especially concerning the question of Darwin's illness.