Books Recommended by Matt Ridley
Whole Earth Discipline
Why Dense Cities, Nuclear Power, Transgenic Crops, Restored Wildlands, and Geoengineering Are Necessary
Source: "Describes how one of the things he did was spawn a back-to-the-land movement with people growing their own vegetables and forming communes." - Matt Ridley
The Vital Question
Energy, Evolution, and the Origins of Complex Life
Source: "A brilliant new analysis of the origin of life, by the man who has himself done more than anybody to crack the problem." - Matt Ridley
The Double Helix
A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA
James D. Watson Ph.D.
Source: "An astonishing literary achievement, and it was about the greatest scientific discovery of the 20th century." - Matt Ridley
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