Jerry Coyne’s Albatross in Flight

by | October 1, 2014

Samuel Taylor Coleridge ‘s poem, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, is the source of the phrase “an albatross around one’s neck,” a metaphor for an encumbrance or a burden. Jerry Coyne used The Albatross as a working title for a book he was writing. 

It is no longer necessary for Coyne or readers of Coyne’s website, Why Evolution Is True, to refer to Coyne’s book as The Albatross; Coynes latest book is written, and has a title and a publication date:


Release date: May 19, 2015

You can pre-order your copy from an independent bookstore near you!

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