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Copyright © 2004 Phillips & Nelson Media, Inc. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
This should go for anything you read but goes doubly so for this book.
The problem is that Angier seems more interested in impressing her readers with her prose than in actually explaining her subject.
Writing about science is difficult, but writing about science well is a gift; one that this author possesses.
Simply the best science book I've read in fifty years! Not only does Natalie Angier explain the mysteries and the mechanics of life and the universe, she has a knack of doing it in... Read morePublished 1 month ago by del schulze
Entertaining and informative. Anyone can learn about sciencePublished 3 months ago by Stephen Rudolph
Natalie is one of my fave writers, I follow her on the NY TImes. I keep going back to this book to reread specific sections.Published 3 months ago by aristata
Loving this book, informative and the author makes it enjoyable! learning so much! I am in nursing school and really feel like she is giving me a better understanding of the basic... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Jennifer Martinez
A marvelous book for anyone interested in science. Well written, and often humorous. The chapter on statistics alone is worth the price of the book.Published 5 months ago by Robert Krampf
I thought I was going to get the same retelling of every science book ever written, but I was surprised it wasn't. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Roberto Leibman