In her cover-featured essay “The Origin of the Thesis” in the 14 December 2017 issue of the Times Literary Supplement, Professor Clare Pettitt of Kings College London presents her critiques of four recent books that take Charles Darwin as their respective subjects.

The entire essay can be found on the TLS website, and a conversation with its author about it is also available for your listening pleasure on the TLS podcast Freedom, Books, Flowers, and the Moon.