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Brian Switek
Brian Switek has been a fossil fan since he was knee-high to a Stegosaurus. This natural history passion has led him to a career writing about lost worlds, from the critically-acclaimed books Written in Stone and My Beloved Brontosaurus to his National Geographic blog Laelaps. When not writing... show more

Brian Switek has been a fossil fan since he was knee-high to a Stegosaurus. This natural history passion has led him to a career writing about lost worlds, from the critically-acclaimed books Written in Stone and My Beloved Brontosaurus to his National Geographic blog Laelaps. When not writing about fossils, Brian also joins museum and university field crews on paleontological expeditions around the American West. His next book, with artist Julius Csotonyi, is Prehistoric Predators, a children's book due in May of 2015.Brian's website: http://www.brianswitek.comLaelaps, at National Geographic: http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/blog/laelaps/Follow Brian on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/brianswitekFollow Brian on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LaelapsFollow Brian on GoodReads: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/3958757.Brian_Switek
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Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it 2 years ago
TITLE: Skeleton Keys: The Secret Life of Bone AUTHOR: Brian Switek DATE PUBLISHED: 2019 FORMAT: Hardcover ISBN-13: 9780399184901 __________________________ DESCRIPTION: "Bone is a marvel, an adaptable and resilient building material developed over more than four hundred million year...
Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it 3 years ago
TITLE: My Beloved Brontosaurus: On the Road with Old Bones, New Science, and Our Favorite Dinosaurs AUTHOR: Brian Switek PUBLICATION DATE: 2013 FORMAT: ebook ISBN-13: 9781466836761 ______________________________ This book provides an entertaining though broad overview of dinosaur l...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 8 years ago
Read by author.Gasp - there never was a Bronto!
Books by the Lake
Books by the Lake rated it 10 years ago
Well, that was a pleasant read, even if little of it was new to me. The chatty style was okay, though going through a lot of topics quite quickly. I particularly liked the last three chapters: the one on horses using that as a way to talk about ideas of pattern and process in evolution; an overview ...
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