Review in Trends in Ecology & Evolution

“For many people, professional biologists and laymen alike, The Selfish Gene [1] changed the way they thought about evolution. In the preface of their very lucid book The Society of Genes, authors Itai Yanai and Martin Lercher attribute their career shift to biology, from computer science and physics respectively, to Dawkins’s writing. Forty years on, Yanai and Lercher set out to provide an updated version of the argument that inspired them so much.”  J. Arvid Ågren, The Social Life of the Genome