The Evolution of Charles Darwin: John Darnton on the Life and Work of the Father of Evolution


Charles Darwin (1809–1882) laid the foundations of evolutionary biology through the process of natural selection, which he outlined in his seminal work, On the Origin of Species.

John Darnton is a Pulitzer-prize winning reporter and best-selling novelist who has worked for The New York Times for over 40 years. His many books include NeanderthalThe ExperimentMind CatcherThe Darwin Conspiracy, and most recently Black & White and Dead All Over Again.

He joins us on Culture Insight to share his insight into the life and work of Charles Darwin.

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