The Gene

The Gene

The #1 NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller

The basis for the PBS Ken Burns Documentary The Gene: An Intimate History

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies--a fascinating history of the gene and “a magisterial account of how human minds have laboriously, ingeniously picked apart what makes us tick” (Elle).

"Sid Mukherjee has the uncanny ability to bring together science, history, and the future in a way that is understandable and riveting,… (more)

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Editorial reviews (3 reviews)

This is a rich, occasionally whimsical book.

Mukherjee has done readers an admirable service, by turning one of the most important scientific sagas – arguably the most important – in history into a tale that is too good not to know.

The book is compassionate, tautly synthesized, packed with unfamiliar details about familiar people.

Book Details  

Publisher: Scribner (May 17, 2016)

Parent ISBN: 9781476733524

Page count: 608 pages

File size: 43 MB

Language: English

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