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The Selfish Gene: 30th Anniversary Edition--with a new Introduction by the Author

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Riveted: The Science of Why Jokes Make Us Laugh, Movies Make Us Cry, and Religion Makes Us Feel One with the Universe

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The Selfish Gene: 40th Anniversary Edition Oxford Landmark Science

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When I Stop Talking, You'll Know I'm Dead: Useful Stories from a Persuasive Man

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