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Life's Edge by Carl Zimmer

Life's Edge

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Life's Edge by Carl Zimmer
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Mar 09, 2021 | ISBN 9780593182710

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“Diligently tackles the true definition of life… Zimmer invites us to observe, ponder, and celebrate life’s exquisite diversity, nuances, and ultimate unity.”
Booklist (starred review)

“A master science writer explores the definition of life… An ingenious case that the answers to life’s secrets are on the horizon.”
Kirkus Reviews

“Carl Zimmer shows what a great suspense novel science can be. Life’s Edge is a timely exploration in an age when modern Dr. Frankensteins are hard at work, but Carl’s artful, vivid, irresistible writing transcends the moment in these twisting chapters of intellectual revelation. Prepare to be enthralled.”
—Jennifer Doudna, Nobel Laureate, co-author of A Crack in Creation
“Profound, lyrical, and fascinating, Life’s Edge will give you a newfound appreciation for life itself. It is the work of a master science writer at the height of his skills—a welcome gift at a time when life seems more precious than ever.”
—Ed Yong, author of I Contain Multitudes

Previously garnered praise for Carl Zimmer:

“One of the best science writers we have today.”
—Rebecca Skloot, author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
“No one unravels the mysteries of science as brilliantly and compellingly.”
—David Grann, author of Killers of the Flower Moon
“Nobody writes about science better.”
—Neil Shubin, author of Your Inner Fish
“Carl Zimmer makes the complex science of heredity read like a novel.”
—Elizabeth Kolbert, author of The Sixth Extinction

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