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The Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee
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Really excellent history of the science and medicine and social impact of genetics and heredity. As a practicing oncologist (a discipline being revolutionized by recent advances in the genetics of cancer) Mukherjee brings a novel perspective to this subject. He also does not avoid the darker aspects of the field including our shameful history of eugenics.
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June 17, 2016 – Shelved
June 17, 2016 – Shelved as: to-read
January 3, 2017 – Started Reading
January 20, 2017 – Finished Reading

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