Volume 90 | Number 5 | September-October 2002
A review of Lost Languages: The Enigma of the World's Undeciphered Scripts, by Andrew Robinson
A review of From Hand to Mouth: The Origins of Language, by Michael C. Corballis
A review of The Birds of Northern Melanesia: Speciation, Ecology and Biogeography, by Ernst Mayr and Jared Diamond
A review of The Dawn of Human Culture, by Richard G. Klein with Blake Edgar
A review of Redesigning Humans: Our Inevitable Genetic Future, by Gregory Stock
A review of Sakharov: A Biography, by Richard Lourie
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