Further reading about human evolution

This is just a short list of interesting books I've read about human evolution in recent years. I'll be adding to this list over time and if you have any suggestions that you would like to be added please let me know.



Humphrey, L. & Stringer, C., Our Human Story. Natural History Museum London, 2018.


Kingdon, J., Lowly Origin: Where, When, and Why Our Ancestors First Stood Up. Princeton University Press, 2003.


Klein, R.G., The Human Career: Human Biological and Cultural Origins, 3rd ed. University of Chicago Press, 2009.


Lieberman, D., The Story of the Human Body: Evolution, Health and Disease. Penguin, 2013.


Maslin, M., The Cradle of Humanity: How the Changing Landscape of Africa Made us so Smart.

Oxford University Press, 2017.


Mayr, E., What Evolution is. Phoenix, 2002.


Reader, J., Missing Links: In Search of Human Origins. Oxford University Press, 2011.


Roberts, A., Evolution: The Human Story. Dorling Kindersley, 2011.


Stringer, C. & Andrews, P., The Complete World of Human Evolution. Thames & Hudson, 2005.


Ungar, P.S., Evolution’s Bite: A Story of Teeth, Diet, and Human Origins. Princeton University Press, 2017.

Online Courses on Human Evolution

If you want to learn more about human evolution please consider taking one my online courses on human evolution. No prior knowledge is required, all that is required is an passion in learning about human origins!


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