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I just finished reading The Red Queen: Sex and the evolution of human nature by Matt Ridley. Since this book is over 20 years old, I was wondering if more recent research made part of the book obsolete or inaccurate in some way. If so, would you have a recommendation for a recent book that would be a good complement to it?

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    $\begingroup$ Which part of the book? Which theory? I upvoted, but also vote to close because your question is unclear $\endgroup$ – AliceD Feb 11 '16 at 20:54
  • $\begingroup$ Any part of the book, really. I was just wondering if any part of the book needed to be updated, I guess that would have been a clearer question. $\endgroup$ – Daniel L Feb 11 '16 at 21:17
  • $\begingroup$ This question is unfortunately too broad. Nobody is going to read the whole and search every single subject to see if there is need for updates. $\endgroup$ – Remi.b Feb 12 '16 at 1:11
  • $\begingroup$ My question was aimed at people who already know the book and the field. Maybe that's too narrow a target. $\endgroup$ – Daniel L Feb 12 '16 at 1:59
  • $\begingroup$ I haven't read the book, but in the context of parasite-host co-evolution, RQH-style thinking is very common. $\endgroup$ – Superbest Feb 12 '16 at 3:40