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Sunday, February 7, 2010

3 Current Books

Three very disparate recent books that look of interest to me:

1) "The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot
A book, being received very favorably, on the incredible history of HeLa cells and the family that unknowingly generated that history:


"The Raven's Gift:  A Scientist, A Shaman, and Their Remarkable Journey Through the Siberian Wilderness"  by Jon Turk
A book crossing the borderlines of science:


3) "You Are Not A Gadget" by Jaron Lanier
A book looking at the digital future for humans by someone deeply enmeshed in its ongoing evolution:


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