In witty question-and-answer format, this book is biology explained by entertaining reference to the evolution of all creatures great and small
Olivia Judson received her PhD in biological sciences from Oxford University before joining the Economist where she wrote about biology and medicine and won the prestigious Glaxo Wellcome/Association of British Science Writers' award. She holds a research fellowship at Imperial College, London.
Darwin titillated 18th-century London with his poem 'The Loves of
Plants.' He never knew the half of it. Dr. Tatiana knows how the
other half loves, and it's much kinkier than anybody imagined.
Never has science seemed more like daytime TV -- Matt Ridley,
author of The Red Queen
Perhaps the most original advice manual ever written... Judson has pulled off the rarest coup: a science book that's actually fun to read * New Republic *
Funny and blissfully original... Dr. Tatiana's science is first-rate * The Economist *
Captivating... An evolutionary biologist with interesting and amusing things to tell us * Wall Street Journal *
Eye-popping, filthy and funny * Literary Review *