Darwin’s Backyard

James Costa will return to City Lights Bookstore on Friday, September 8th at 6:30 p.m. He will present his new book, Darwin’s Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory. In it, Costa goes beyond the portrait of Charles Darwin as a brilliant thinker to concentrate on him as a nimble experimenter delving into some of evolution's great mysteries.  James T. Costa is a professor of biology at Western Carolina University, executive director of Highlands Biological Station, and a trustee of the Charles Darwin Trust. The author of Wallace, Darwin, and the Origin of Species; The Annotated Origin; and The Other Insect Societies, he lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.

Event date: 
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 6:30pm
Event address: 
3 East Jackson Street
Sylva, NC 28779
Darwin's Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393239898
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 5th, 2017

The Annotated Origin: A Facsimile of the First Edition of on the Origin of Species Cover Image
ISBN: 9780674060173
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Belknap Press - April 15th, 2011

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