The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee

The Gene: An Intimate History

Siddhartha Mukherjee

nonfiction history science challenging informative reflective slow-paced

608 pages | first published 2016

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The Gene is the story of one of the most powerful and dangerous ideas in our history from the author of The Emperor of All Maladies. The story begins in an Augustinian abbey in 1856, and takes the reader from Darwin’s groundbreaking theory of e...
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