The Violinist’s Thumb

With an engaging and witty voice Sam Kean explains how genetics plays a role in the past, present, and future of humankind.

“Unravelling the genetic code wasn’t easy – from its earliest days, genetics has been rife with infighting, backstabbing and controversial theories – but scientists can now finally read the astounding stories inscribed in our DNA.”  from the book back of The Violinist’s Thumb

For other reviews on this informative and entertaining non-fiction book:

New Books in Brief – a thoroughly detailed blog of Non Fiction works that dissects each reviewed book, chapter by chapter

Goodreads – A social cataloging site that was created in 2006 to Goodreads was created in 2006 “to help people find and share books they love…[and] to improve the process of reading and learning throughout the world.”   1,452 members of Goodreads has evaluated the book and given it a rating of 4* out of 5*.

Daily Mail – British newspaper

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