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<<<<<i have found WATSON'S book rather boring, and I believe that being a good scientist does not guarantee anything else, at all. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Francesco Comis
Written by a staunch racist. Being black and working in scientific research field, I have come across and worked with many of his type. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Ti Kelel
I barely got through this book for all the name dropping. You should avoid this book.Published 11 months ago by Romy
On the one hand, it provides a detailed account of Jim Watson's career and discovery of DNA, so on that account it succeeds, but on the other hand Jim Watson is a fairly unlikeable... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Jack Baxter
I found it a bit dry but am not that interested in James D. Watson - my husband was more interested in the human genome project and I feel that not everyone who contributed was... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Mary Wheeler
I would have liked more about Dr Watson's ideas and less about all the people he met during his life.Published on May 15, 2013 by Pedro Rivero
This was a very good deal, especially for a hardcover book! There was marking on the book, and clear signs of use, but the inside had no marking.Published on December 31, 2012 by jspr
Double Helix by James Watson is one of my most loved books about doing science, so I anticipated a very interesting reading about Watson's life from childhood until leaving Harvard... Read morePublished on May 29, 2012 by Greenrat
What a disappointing book. I am afraid the author did not heed his own advice, and went ahead and wrote a boring book. Read morePublished on May 17, 2010 by Francsois