Stephen jay gould's essays on science and evolution are a must read. They explain how careful, close observation and thoughtful testing of ideas lead to larger truths. There are essays on kiwi eggs and the liberty bell or one of my favourites on glow ... Read More
This book is by far the best book i have read on animal behaviour. Contains avid description of animals' habits, from eating to sleeping to * behaviour. Only slightly disappointing aspect of this book is that it contains no photography whatsoever.