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the book itself is wonderful. However i paid for 2 new books with covers. Only one had a cover and that was torn when i opened the package because the sticky seal of the package... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Ruby Brouwer
Update on June 21, 2013: I do need to point out what I think is a rather obvious error in both the original hardbound versions and the later paperback version of this book. Read morePublished on February 19, 2013 by David Marks
Other reviewers have given detailed reviews, I thought this book was excellent. The authors ask such an interesting and complex question, read this book, you'll learn a lot. Read morePublished on December 6, 2009 by rodrigo
Taking their title from Erwin Schrödinger's classic text of 1944, "What is Life?", Lynn Margulis and Dorion Sagan attempt to revisit the age-old question as to just what it is... Read morePublished on January 11, 2009 by Steve Benner
If you can Only Read One trade "science" book in your life, this should be the one. It is a slow-motion whirlwind trip into the depths of time and life on planet Earth.Published on January 13, 2007 by Lois E. Brynes
The hardcover edition of this book (What is Life? by Margulis & Sagan) is a treasure in my extensive library. Clever writing and beautiful photographs bring out fascinating ideas. Read morePublished on November 22, 2004 by Miguel F. Aznar
I was totally engrossed with this book and for several weeks it became
an appendage. It is filled with awsome facts and enlightenments. Read more
"What Is Life?" is an illuminating & expansive reconstruction of the bacterial evolution of life on Earth. Read morePublished on January 11, 2002 by Nichole Long