Sam Kean writes in a very simple, informal language, making this book great fun to read.
The author suggests that you leaf through the book to read the end notes after reading each chapter, but, for me, leafing through the Kindle is a frustrating task.
I really liked this book and also the previous one, the Disappearing Spoon, for most of the reasons that I have read here.
Loved this book! Totally comprehensive view on Genetics. I have already recommended this book to several people, and if you have any interest in learning about DNA or inheritable... Read morePublished 13 days ago by DPC
Delightful and fun read about DNA and its discovery. Very entertaining and informative, too. I enjoyed it so much I've recommended it to friends. Read morePublished 15 days ago by SammiC
Incredible entertaining read on a complex subject. I feel that science is usually represented as a very logical endeavor, and it was very interesting to see the human side of... Read morePublished 1 month ago by RD
Very good reading because it leads to seeking further information on the many details he provides in this book. This is a keeper.Published 1 month ago by Suzanne Jacobs
Reading this book amazed me more and more of the awesomeness of our creation. We truly are fearfully and wonderfully made. Read morePublished 1 month ago by D. B. Thompson
It is an interesting read. There are so many little stories behind all the scientific discoveries that enable the readers to appreciate the frustration and determination of these... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Casey J
Like his other book, the disappearing spoon, Kean courts his reader into understanding who we are... Exactly who we are in our DNA. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Eason
This is an easy to read book that helps with the basic understanding of what we know and still don't know about how genes govern the operation of the human body. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Dean from Denver