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I wanted more of this fascinating stuff, but aside from that the book was well worth reading.
I was very disappointed in this book, and here's why: First the pros...Weiner gives a lot of pagetime to Aubrey David Nicholas Jasper de Grey.
All of this is written in an engaging style that will inform any reader with a modicum of scientific curiosity.
This is a fascinating book about scientists engaged in a new field called “immortality science.” It has to do with new research into extending the human life span and... Read morePublished 22 days ago by Clifford D. Conner
This book combined the best of fiction and non-fiction writing. It had an intriguing central character surrounded by specific scientific information about the history and present... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Annette A. Holm
Purchased for my son's birthday. Delivery was timely and book was in great condition. My son is quite enthralled by the contents and is happy with the purchase.Published 7 months ago by Angela Hood
Well written. An exciting peek into the future of human striving for immortality! I thorougly enjoyed the weaving of pure science with the author's excellent story telling... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Michael Rushnak
Fascinating, improbable, hopeful, scary, Sci Fi? Easy to read in spite of medical terminology. The mystery of it all pulls you along. Read morePublished 13 months ago by P. Like
And you will surely find them the most greedy of people for life - [even] more than those who associate others with Allah . Read morePublished 19 months ago by Emadove
I prefer Haiku so I can tell you this here:
This book is mostly
a long love letter written
to Aubrey De Gray.
After meeting the author, I bought the book and enjoyed it very much. Written with enough science and lots of humor, a review of our quest for longevity and the theoreticaaly... Read morePublished on August 4, 2011 by irene tyler
"Long for This World" - to my mind - is science writing at its existential best: vivid, provocative, zooming in and out through levels of abstraction and detail.Published on June 9, 2011 by Pavel Somov, Ph.D., author of "Lotus Effect," "Present Perfect," & "Eating the Moment"