The Gene

The Gene

The #1 NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller

A New York Times Notable Book

A Washington Post and Seattle Times Best Book of the Year

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).

“Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee dazzled readers with his Pulitzer Prize-winning The Emperor of All Maladies in 2010. That achievement… (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)

Collection: Scribner

Parent ISBN: 9781476733524

Page count: 608 pages

File size: 42.4 MB

Language: English

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