Neil Shubin is the author of The Universe Within and the bestselling Your Inner Fish, which was chosen by the National Academy of Sciences as the best book of the year in 2009. Trained at Columbia, Harvard, and the University of California, Berkeley, Shubin is the associate dean of biological sciences at the University of Chicago. In 2011 he was elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Neil Shubin is available for select readings and lectures. To inquire about a possible appearance, please contact the Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau at [email protected] or visit prhspeakers.com.
Why do we look the way we do? What does the human hand have in common with the wing of a fly? Are breasts, sweat glands, and scales connected in some way? To better understand the inner workings of our bodies and to trace the origins of many of today̵... SEE MORE