Fillers Endpiece

Writing a book

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7355.95/a (Published 13 July 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:95

I have long discovered that geologists never read each other's works, and that the only object in writing a Book is a proof of earnestness and that you do not form your opinions without undergoing labour of some kind.

Burkhardt F, Smith S, eds The correspondence of Charles Darwin Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987:338

Submitted by Jeremy Hugh Baron, honorary professorial lecturer, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York

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