Books by Mark Jaffe

Released: Feb. 1, 2000

"Jaffe's account underscores how much of science is personal, and how tightly it is enmeshed in society, politics and purse strings."
Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Jaffe (And No Birds Sing, 1994) unearths the historical record as assiduously as his heroes/villains unearthed fossils a century ago in this account of the celebrated feud between Philadelphia's E.D. Cope and New Haven's O.C. Marsh. Read full book review >
Released: April 1, 1994

"At the same time, he underscores the difficulties scientists face in attempting to breed endangered species in captivity and reintroduce them to the wild, especially when native habitat is lost."
An environmental reporter for The Philadelphia Inquirer tells the mysterious tale of the sudden disappearance of birds on the Pacific island of Guam in his first book. Read full book review >