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What's coming Next? Get a hint of what Michael Crichton sees on the horizon in this short video clip: high bandwidth or low bandwidth
We live in a time of momentous scientific leaps, a time when it's possible to sell our eggs and sperm online for thousands of dollars and to test our spouses for genetic maladies.
We live in a time when one fifth of all our genes are owned by someone else, and an unsuspecting person and his family can be pursued cross-country because they happen to have certain valuable genes within their chromosomes...
Devilishly clever, Next blends fact and fiction into a breathless tale of a new world where nothing is what it seems and a set of new possibilities can open at every turn.
Next challenges our sense of reality and notions of morality. Balancing the comic and the bizarre with the genuinely frightening and disturbing, Next shatters our assumptions and reveals shocking new choices where we least expect.
The future is closer than you think. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Don't even bother. It's a political book and I agree with Chrichton's stance, but the story and character are simple and it's obvious the author is just phoning it in to get the... Read morePublished 18 hours ago by Jay
This is probably the worse Crichton book I have read. It was preachy and predictable with little or none of the human characters in Andromeda Strain. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Maurice W Darr
A plausible future in view of emerging Genetic Medicine and early cloning successes. Recently, the possibility of re-creating "extinct" lifeforms have been proposed. Read morePublished 2 months ago by beachguy
this is a great book. it is where we are headed. my grandson read it as a sophomore in high school. now he has a degree in Investigative Biotechnology from Western Kentucky Univ. Read morePublished 2 months ago by John Gingerich
This Book is A "mild mannered Jurrasic Park". Current biological technology in a heap. Very entertaining and educational.Published 3 months ago by Perry
Michael Crichton is really fun with this book. Very entertaining.Published 3 months ago by Amazon Shopper
In short, in NEXT Crichton presents the exciting, scary, and problematic aspects of current genetic research, and current applications, in the form of a very readable novel. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Stoney
I enjoyed it. Wrestles with a lot of important philosophical issues, especially about humanity's relationship with other animals.Published 4 months ago by P. Shapiro