List of the best Stephen Jay Gould books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Stephen Jay Gould is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. He is known as a paleontologist, science historian, and evolutionary biologist, as well as one of the most read popular science writers in recent history. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite books below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Stephen Jay Gould who want to know which works they should start reading first. With memorable insights and excellent explanations of tricky scientific concepts, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.Books on this list include Dinosaur in a Haystack: Reflections in Natural History and I Have Landed. What are Stephen Jay Gould's best works? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.