Rick Prum sent along this news (below) about a talk he will be giving at Nicola's Books in May for his new book "The Evolution of Beauty." Rick received his PhD in Biological Sciences from Michigan in 1989 and is now a Professor in EEB at Yale and the Bird Curator at the Peabody Museum of Natural History (http://prumlab.yale.edu/). He has made tremendous contributions to ornithology and evolutionary biology.
"I am writing to let you know that I have a book coming out, and that I will be coming to Ann Arbor to do a book talk!The book is called The Evolution of Beauty, and it is being published by Doubleday on :http://www.penguinrandomhouse.
com/books/224257/the-evolution -of-beauty-by-richard-o-prum/? ref=PRH0B212F9BD9&aid=randohou seinc16134-20&linkid=PRH0B212F 9BD9&cdi=38918A22FD182683E0534 FD66B0A528EIt's about sexual selection and sexual conflict in birds and people.My book talk in Ann Arbor will be on , and it will be sponsored by Nicola's Books and- Nicola's Books & Ann Arbor Public Library, Ann Arbor MI
I would be very grateful if you could forward this info to any of your local bird networks, or anyone you know that is into animals, evolution, or sex!