Originally Posted by Spectrum
The Greatest Show on Earth by Richard Dawkins
If Thomas Henry Huxley was famously "Darwin's bulldog", then Richard Dawkins is probably best described as "Darwin's pit bull". He gets his teeth into an argument, locks on and shakes it until submission is the only option.
I actually also enjoyed Dawkins older books - before he got all religiously anti-religious. Back then he was slightly more focused on biology and between the lines you can feel the fascination and passion with his work:
The Selfish Gene
The Extended Phenotype