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The Best Richard Dawkins Books

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List RulesVote for the Richard Dawkins books you just couldn't put down. If you haven't read a book, don't downvote it.

List of the best Richard Dawkins books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Richard Dawkins is one of the most popular and influential authors of the last 100 years. A science writer and evolutionary biologist, Dawkins is known for originating the term "meme" as well as his atheist beliefs and popular scientific books. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite works below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Richard Dawkins who want to know which books they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.

Books on this list include The Selfish Gene and Unweaving the Rainbow: Science, Delusion and the Appetite for Wonder. What are Richard Dawkins's best books? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
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    Richard Dawkins
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    SubjectsEvolution, Evolutionary biology, Natural history, Science, Biology

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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    Richard Dawkins
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    8

    First Published2006-10-02

    SubjectsGod, Morality, Atheism, Religion

    Genres (Book)Philosophy, Non-fiction, Science

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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    Richard Dawkins
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    4

    First Published1986

    SubjectsBiodiversity, Evolution, Natural history, Science, Biology

    Genres (Book)Mathematics, Fiction, Science

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    Richard Dawkins
    23
    5

    SubjectsScience

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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    Richard Dawkins
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    3

    First Published2004

    SubjectsEvolution

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 6

    First Published2008

    SubjectsLiterary criticism

    Genres (Book)Science

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 7

    First Published2009

    SubjectsEvolution

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    Richard Dawkins
    11
    1

    First Published2003

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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    Richard Dawkins
    10
    2

    First Published1995

    SubjectsEvolution, Evolutionary biology, Popular science, Natural history, Science

    Genres (Book)Mathematics, Science

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  • 10

    First Published1998

    SubjectsScience News, Rationalism, Evolution, The arts, Evolutionary biology

    Genres (Book)Non-fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 11
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    First Published1996

    SubjectsEvolution, Evolutionary biology, Natural history, Science, Biology

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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    Richard Dawkins
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    2

    First Published1982

    SubjectsEvolution, Evolutionary biology, Natural history, Science, Biology

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List Rules: Vote for the Richard Dawkins books you just couldn't put down. If you haven't read a book, don't downvote it.