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Tash.Friesinger
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Hi Guys,

Does anyone have a good reading list/ book recommendations to have read before uni i.e. good to have read for interviews and general knowledge etc.?

Thanks!
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Little Tail Chaser
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  • Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues by Martin J. Blaser (2014)
  • Farmageddon: The True Cost of Cheap Meat by Philip Lymbery (2014)
  • Zoobiquity by Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers (2012)
  • Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic by David Quammen (2012)
  • Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals by Temple Grandin (2010)
  • Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know by Alexandra Horowitz (2009)
  • The Secret Life of Cells: How We Live and Why We Die by Lewis Wolpert (2009)
  • Why Evolution is True by Jerry Coyne (2009)
  • Your Inner Fish by Neil Shubin (2008)
  • The Emotional Lives of Animals by Marc Bekoff (2007)
  • Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behaviour by Temple Grandin (2005)
  • Our Inner Ape: The Best and Worst of Human Nature by Frans de Waal (2005)
  • Endless Forms Most Beautiful by Sean B. Carroll (2005)
  • The Ancestor's Tale by Richard Dawkins (2004)
  • The Pathological Protein: Mad Cow, Chronic Wasting, and Other Deadly Prion Diseases by Philip Yam (2003)
  • Fatal Flaws by Jay Ingram (2003)
  • A Primate's Memoir: Love, Death and Baboons in East Africa by Robert Sapolsky (2002)
  • The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature by Steven Pinker (2002)
  • The Scalpel and the Butterfly: The Conflict between Animal Research and Animal Protection by Deborah Rudacille (2000)
  • Evolution in Health and Disease by Stephen C. Stearns (1999)
  • Deadly Feasts by Richard Rhodes (1997)
  • Why We Get Sick by Randolph M. Nesse (1994)
  • When Elephants Weep: The Emotional Lives of Animals by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson (1994)
  • The Third Chimpanzee by Jared Diamond (1991)
  • The Panda's Thumb by Stephen Jay Gould (1980)
  • The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins (1976)
  • The Naked Ape by Desmond Morris (1967)


Obviously don't feel like you have to read all of them, they're just suggestions. I've barely read any of them myself
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(Original post by Little Tail Chaser)
  • Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues by Martin J. Blaser (2014)
  • Farmageddon: The True Cost of Cheap Meat by Philip Lymbery (2014)
  • Zoobiquity by Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers (2012)
  • Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic by David Quammen (2012)
  • Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals by Temple Grandin (2010)
  • Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know by Alexandra Horowitz (2009)
  • The Secret Life of Cells: How We Live and Why We Die by Lewis Wolpert (2009)
  • Why Evolution is True by Jerry Coyne (2009)
  • Your Inner Fish by Neil Shubin (2008)
  • The Emotional Lives of Animals by Marc Bekoff (2007)
  • Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behaviour by Temple Grandin (2005)
  • Our Inner Ape: The Best and Worst of Human Nature by Frans de Waal (2005)
  • Endless Forms Most Beautiful by Sean B. Carroll (2005)
  • The Ancestor's Tale by Richard Dawkins (2004)
  • The Pathological Protein: Mad Cow, Chronic Wasting, and Other Deadly Prion Diseases by Philip Yam (2003)
  • Fatal Flaws by Jay Ingram (2003)
  • A Primate's Memoir: Love, Death and Baboons in East Africa by Robert Sapolsky (2002)
  • The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature by Steven Pinker (2002)
  • The Scalpel and the Butterfly: The Conflict between Animal Research and Animal Protection by Deborah Rudacille (2000)
  • Evolution in Health and Disease by Stephen C. Stearns (1999)
  • Deadly Feasts by Richard Rhodes (1997)
  • Why We Get Sick by Randolph M. Nesse (1994)
  • When Elephants Weep: The Emotional Lives of Animals by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson (1994)
  • The Third Chimpanzee by Jared Diamond (1991)
  • The Panda's Thumb by Stephen Jay Gould (1980)
  • The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins (1976)
  • The Naked Ape by Desmond Morris (1967)


Obviously don't feel like you have to read all of them, they're just suggestions. I've barely read any of them myself
WoW! Thank you so much for this
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