Books by David Livingstone Smith

NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2011

"An overstuffed yet scholarly and informative book on a regrettable aspect of humanity."
Penetrative research on the brutal dehumanization of societies and why it's been happening for centuries. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"Smith writes clearly for the lay reader, so a background in the sciences is not required—though a strong stomach is."
The roots of war lie in the evolutionary history of our species, according to arguments forcefully presented here by the director of the University of New England's Institute for Cognitive Science and Evolutionary Psychology. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"Smith writes clearly for the lay reader, so a background in the sciences is not required—though a strong stomach is."
The roots of war lie in the evolutionary history of our species, according to arguments forcefully presented here by the director of the University of New England's Institute for Cognitive Science and Evolutionary Psychology. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: July 7, 2004

"Deliciously tantalizing, with morality as the Grandest Deceit of them all."
A leap beyond mainstream science proposes how the unconscious mind could drive our everyday mastery of the art of deceit, both of others and ourselves. Read full book review >