"Starred Review. Though the jury's still out on what humans will be like further down the road, Zuk's is an informative and entertaining pit stop." - Publishers Weekly
"Zuk explains that evolution (in all organisms) can and does happen by genetic drift (an isolated group may, over time, concentrate particular genes), by gene inflow (when new groups mix with an existing group), by mutation (gene errors) and by natural selection, which looks at traits associated with greater reproductive success. Nothing beats good hard data to debunk myths, and Zuk offers plenty." - Kirkus
"Paleofantasy cuts through a confusing tangle of facts and claims to give us a trustworthy road map to the glorious problems of who we are and where we come from." - Richard Wrangham, author of Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human
"In highly readable style, Marlene Zuk downplays our paleo-heritage. Not only did we change culturally, we are also genetically a different animal." - Frans de Waal, author of The Bonobo and The Atheist
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