Selected Works

"Masterful."
Booklist, Starred review
"An eye-opening collection."
Charles Calhoun
"A marvelous work."
Library Journal
"Rich enough to repay multiple readings.
ISLE
"Longfellow lives again."
Times Literary Supplement
Winner of the Literature and Language Award, AAP
Winner of the 2009 Katharine Kyes Leab and Daniel J. Leab Award, American Library Association
A Darwin Bicentennial Exhibit, with many illustrations from the Darwin holdings of the Lilly Library.

Music for the Worms:
Darwin at the Lilly Library

Web exhibit featuring Darwin's career and major works from The Voyage of the Beagle to The Formation of Vegetable Mould Through the Action of Worms. With copious illustrations from the Archives of the Lilly Library and a complete chronology of Darwin's life. Click on the image to enter the exhibit.