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Life on a Young Planet: The First Three Billion Years of Evolution on Earth
by Andrew H Knoll
On the Origin of Species
by Charles Darwin & James Costa
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
by Annie Dillard
The Song of the Dodo
by David Quammen
by Pliny the Elder
The Unnatural History of the Sea
by Callum Roberts