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Science  29 Feb 2008:
Vol. 319, Issue 5867, pp. 1187-1188
DOI: 10.1126/science.1154815

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How and Why Species Multiply. The Radiation of Darwin's Finches. By Peter R. Grant and B. Rosemary Grant. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2008. 272 pp. $35, £19.95. ISBN 9780691133607. Princeton Series in Evolutionary Biology.

Drawing on decades of research in the Galapagos (especially their own work), the authors offer a comprehensive introduction to Darwin's finches and to evolutionary radiations on islands.