An eclectic collection of scientific papers and popular science articles on Darwin and Darwinian evolution, beautifully illustrated. Topics range from Darwin's time spent in Edinburgh to the place of... More > music in his life and works, his struggle with the impact of his ideas and the way that they have been subsequently used. What role has water location played in African evolution? Which well-known zoologist anonymously wrote a scathing review of The Origin of Species? What do contemporary academics think of Darwin's legacy? What role will Darwinism play in our future? Here are the answers to these and many more questions about Darwin and Darwinian evolution.< Less
An Ancient Manuscript spells Death for all who come into contact with it. Andrew Carlish inherits a manuscript written by his ancestor Charles Darwin, who never published it because of the dynamic... More > and provocative content. Before 35-year old Andrew and his young brother Joey can publish the document, there is opposition from established religions worldwide.
Fanatical religious sects and holy leaders agree its publication would be disastrous for their creed and they aggressively attempt to procure the original document at any cost. Within a few days, they violently murder any editors and friends who have read the Darwin Manuscript in attempts to stop its publication. The Mujahidin get involved and mutilate and kill an innocent woman, while two rogue CIA agents murder more people in their quest for the Darwin Manuscript. They attempt to destroy all copies of the manuscript and kill everybody who has seen it!< Less
Charles Darwin comes to a horrifying realisation in this darkly beautiful tale from 2009 Aurealis Award winner Christopher Green. A free extract from the new anthology "The Tangled Bank: Love,... More > Wonder, and Evolution", now available from Tangled Bank Press (http://thetangledbank.com).< Less
The world has maps for every nook and cranny. When Patrick discovers a web of tunnels that’s completely off the grid, he sets out to draw what only he can see.
After Jay, 15, and Patrick, 13,... More > find out their mom is travelling to Europe with her boyfriend, the two brothers must spend the holidays stuck at home. Trusted into the care of their elderly, National Geographic-quoting grandfather, they do not expect the adventure that will unfold when Patrick receives a family heirloom: an old map of the San Francisco Bay. When a strange rumbling hits their home, the boys are led by their grandfather through a special train tunnel that mysteriously connects them to the New York City subway. What follows is a journey involving a young cartographer drawing new connections to cities, and his Tetris-crazed older brother as they protect the map and rescue their grandfather.< Less