Microcosm Review in New England Journal of Medicine: "A Phantasmagoric Read"

By Carl Zimmer | October 30, 2008 8:27 pm

MicrocosmSweet review of Microcosm in the latest issue of the New England Journal of Medicine:

All in all, Microcosm is a phantasmagoric read that explains how our understanding of the nature of E. coli has helped to unravel the mysteries of our own nature and evolution. The book is impressive for the information it imparts and even more impressive for the ideas it provokes.

So there you go.

CATEGORIZED UNDER: Microcosm: The Book

Comments (1)

  1. Nathan

    Hi Carl,

    I’m half way through EVOLUTION: The Triumph of an Idea, and last year I read Soul Made Flesh. I’ll be sure to put Microcosm on my to do list too. Keep up the great work!


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