On the Origin of Species
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd.
Date: November 2006
Duration: 5 hours 54 minutes
On The Origin of Species must be high on any serious list of the most important and influential books ever written. First published in 1859, Charles Darwin's revolutionary idea is, indeed, an astoundingly simple one, especially when you measure it against the magnitude of what it explains - every fact that we know about life on Earth.