Brian Switek Investigating Evolution, the Fossil Record, and the History of Science


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Brian Switek is a freelance science writer specializing in evolution, paleontology, and natural history. His blog Laelaps is part of the Phenomena "science salon" at National Geographic.

Brian's new book - My Beloved Brontosaurus: On the Road with Old Bones, New Science, and Our Favorite Dinosaurs - has just been published by Scientific American/Farrar, Straus and Giroux. His critically acclaimed debut - Written in Stone: Evolution, the Fossil Record, and Our Place in Nature - is available through Bellevue Literary Press and Icon Books.