Books by James T. Costa

DARWIN'S BACKYARD by James T. Costa
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"While casual readers may not be tempted to perform the experiments, the insights Costa provides into Darwin's thinking and his revelations about the great man's working life make this a worthwhile read. A perfect resource for biology teachers."
An instructive and entertaining look at Darwin's "experimentising" and how it can be readily duplicated using mostly simple household tools. Read full book review >
WALLACE, DARWIN, AND THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES by James T. Costa
NON-FICTION
Released: June 2, 2014

"An illuminating, nuanced account of the parallel discovery of a theory still deemed controversial by some."
An in-depth look at the seminal contributions of Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913)—often solely attributed to Charles Darwin (1809-1882)—that led "to revolutionary new understandings of earth history and of the life upon earth in the mid- to late nineteenth century." Read full book review >