Saturday, July 30, 2011

Lucky Number 7

The drama of the 5th. Edition has now ended. The book has gone to print, and I will be "grandfathernapping" the Professor for an imposed 3 day holiday early this coming week.


This is NOT recommended for light summer reading, but you can probably still sign up for his Molecular Evolution course in the fall :) You can click on the image to "embiggen". I love the new cover, except for the lizard which I voted against :)

It's difficult to imagine what goes into publishing a University text book. This has been going on since 1986..starting, in the old days, in Chapel Hill, NC. - Seven books ago and the fifth edition of this one. Congratulations to the Professor, and to all of us for surviving this long :)

5 comments:

  1. Congratulations to the Professor and best wishes for a wonderful few days off. Rest well as you will need your strength for zipping about with Zoë at the end of the month.

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  2. What an achievement. Congratulations, Larry!-dm

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  3. Congrats to the Professor ...you both deserve a holiday now that the book is finished. And what a gorgeous cover; it actually makes me want to sign up for the Molecular Evolution course.

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  4. Terrific!! Continue packing for Chautauqua to join all the other authors whose partners are enforcing some vaca time.

    See in in a week and a half!!! Can't wait.

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  5. The "i's" are dotted and the "t's" crossed and it must give you both a great sense of relief. Congratulations! I love the cover too but it doesn't entice me to learn about Molecular Evolution. I'd rather have a beer with you Larry :-)

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