Adam David Rutherford

Adam David Rutherford is a British geneticist, author, and broadcaster. He was an audio-visual content editor for the journal Nature for a decade, is a frequent contributor to the newspaper The Guardian, hosts the BBC Radio 4 programme Inside Science, has produced several science documentaries and has published books related to genetics and the origin of life.

Books in order of publication:

Creation: The Origin of Life / The Future of Life, Penguin Books (2014),

A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Human Story Retold Through Our Genes, The Experiment (2017),

Genetics (illus. Ruth Palmer), Ladybird Books (2018)

The Book of Humans: The Story of How We Became Us, Weidenfeld & Nicolson (2018)

Humanimal: How Homo sapiens Became Nature’s Most Paradoxical Creature—A New Evolutionary History, The Experiment (2019)

How to Argue with a Racist: History, Science, Race and Reality (2020)

Control: The Dark History and Troubling Present of Eugenics (2022)

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