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Science  09 Aug 2002:
Vol. 297, Issue 5583, pp. 940-941
DOI: 10.1126/science.1073593

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Of Moths and Men Intrigue, Tragedy and the Peppered Moth. Judith Hooper. Fourth Estate, London, 2002. 397 pp. £15.99. ISBN 1-84115-392-3.

Of Moths and Men The Untold Story of Science and the Peppered Moth. Norton, New York, 2002. 397 pp. $26.95, C$38.99. ISBN 0-393-05121-8.

Hooper presents a popular account of Biston betularia and the controversies surrounding Kettlewell's experiments on the moth's response to natural selection and pollution in the United Kingdom.