A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Human Story Retold Through Our Genes

byAdam RutherfordForeword bySiddhartha Mukherjee

September 4, 2018|
A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Human Story Retold Through Our Genes by Adam Rutherford
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National Book Critics Circle Award-2017 Nonfiction Finalist

"Nothing less than a tour de force-a heady amalgam of science, history, a little bit of anthropology and plenty of nuanced, captivating storytelling."-The New York Times Book Review, Editor's Choice

A National Geographic Best Book of 2017


In our unique genomes, every one of us carries the story of our species-births, deaths, disease, war, famine, migration, and a lot of sex. But those stories have always been locked away-until now. Who are our ancestors? Where did they come from? Geneticists have suddenly become historians, and the hard evidence in our DNA has blown the lid off what we thought we knew. Acclaimed science writer Adam Rutherford explains exactly how genomics is completely rewriting the human story-from 100,000 years ago to the present.
Adam Rutherford is a science writer and broadcaster. He studied genetics at University College London, and during his PhD on the developing eye, he was part of a team that identified the first genetic cause of a form of childhood blindness. He has written and presented many award-winning series and programs for the BBC, including the f...
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Title:A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Human Story Retold Through Our Genes
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:416 pages, 8.2 X 5.5 X 1.2 in
Shipping dimensions:416 pages, 8.2 X 5.5 X 1.2 in
Published:September 4, 2018
Publisher:Experiment
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781615194940

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