Robert M. Sapolsky holds degrees from Harvard and Rockefeller Universities and is currently a Professor of Biology and Neurology at Stanford University and a Research Associate with the Institute of Primate Research, National Museums of Kenya. He is the author of The Trouble with Testosterone, Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers (both finalists for the LA Times Book Award), and A Primate's Memoir. Sapolsky has contributed to Natural History, Discover, Men's Health, and Scientific American, and is a recipient of a MacArthur Foundation genius grant.
One of the most engrossing, exhilarating and irreverent books on Africa and its wildlife ever published * Financial Times * Smart, stylish, distinctive... A magnificent tale of morality among the hamfisted machiavellians * Independent * Splendidly written and entertaining... ACE. Buy this book now * Scotsman * Flies along like a well-paced and finely crafted novel...[giving] us a cast of characters as memorably colorful as any that Dickens ever created * Newsweek * One of the best scientist-writers of our time -- Oliver Sacks