Richard Dawkins is a British ethologist, evolutionary biologist, and author, born on 26 March 1941 in Kenya. He is the author of lots of internationally best-selling books and one of the most popular scientists of today. In this list, we compiled the 10 best-selling Richard Dawkins books.
1. The God Delusion
The God Delusion was written by an atheist scientiest who tells that believing in God and religions are harmful to the society. In the book, he explains that nobody needs religion to be moral and that the roots of religion and of morality can be explained in non-religious terms.
2. The Selfish Gene
His magnificent interpretation of natural selection and his various theories have helped change the whole nature of the study of social biology, and have forced lots of readers to rethink their beliefs about life. In The Selfish Gene, Dawkins explains how the selfish gene can also be a subtle gene.
3. The Blind Watchmaker
The Blind Watchmaker is one of the original texts for us to understand evolution today. In the book, Dawkins crafts a brilliant riposte in order to show that the complex process of Darwinian natural selection is unconscious and automatic.
4. The Greatest Show on Earth
Dawkins changed our view of God in his best-seller book, The God Delusion, He revolutionized our view of the theory of natural selection in his another best-seller book, The Selfish Gene. Now, with this book, he shows us the evidence of evolution through natural selection.
5. Climbing Mount Improbable
In Climbing Mount Improbable, Dawkins talks about how such intricate human organs as eye -so complex and so precise- could have come about by chance. In the book, he builds a strong and cautiously reasoned argument for evolutionary adaptation as the force behind all life on earth.
6. The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution
Dawkins' this book, The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution takes you back to millions of years of life on the planet and helps you to understand how our lives are connected with other lives and it tells about the history of evolution of human life on earth.
7. River Out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life
This book shows us how the life on earth has started and where it is coming in the universe. In the book, Dawkins discusses the mystery of ancient times.
8. A Devil's Chaplain: Reflections on Hope, Lies, Science, and Love
9. An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientis
In An Appetite for Wonder, Dawkins tells about the childhood of the famous atheist of today starting in Kenya, where he was born to his intellectual awakening at Oxford.