On 2nd November 1859, Charles Darwin’s publisher, John Murray, sent him a specimen copy of the first edition of On the Origin of Species. Darwin was delighted with ‘the appearance of my child’. The book was published later that month.
I finally got to see the film 'Creation: the true story of Charles Darwin' yesterday. I have posted a brief review in the Reviews section.
Conference: (Dis)Entangling Darwin: Cross-Disciplinary Reflections on the Man and his Legacy.