Feathers are an evolutionary marvel: aerodynamic, insulating, beguiling. From leaping dinosaurs to da Vinci sketches to showgirls on the Las Vegas Strip, they date back to the dawn of time. Yet their story has never been fully told.
In Feathers, biologist Thor Hanson details a sweeping natural history, as feathers have been used to fly, protect, attract, and adorn through time and place. Feathers presents a captivating and beautifully written exploration of the human fascination with this most enchanting object.
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