Clive Finlayson is an evolutionary biologist and author. He has been the director of Excavations at Neanderthal sites in Gibraltar since 1989, and has been involved in major recent discoveries, including that of the first known engraving made by a Neanderthal. A regular contributor to BBC News online, he is also the author of several books, including The Humans Who Went Extinct: Why Neanderthals Died Out and We Survived (Oxford University Press, 2010), The Improbable Primate: How Water Shaped Human Evolution (Oxford University Press, 2014), and The Smart Neanderthal: Cave Art, Bird Catching, and the Cognitive Revolution (Oxford University Press, 2019).
The Stories in Bones
Two new books about the complex afterlives of human bones....