A Planet of Viruses: Autographed Book Sale

By Carl Zimmer | February 12, 2012 2:28 pm

I’ve posted a batch of autographed, hardback editions of A Planet of Viruses in my Amazon store. You can have your own inscribed copy for ten dollars plus shipping. Click here to order.

For those unfamiliar with the book: it’s a linked collection of twelve essays on twelve viruses. I use each one to illustrate a broad lesson about viruses in general, such as the fact that they are the most abundant life form on Earth and that they make up a sizable portion of the human genome.

The Washington Post wrote: “In A Planet of Viruses, science writer Carl Zimmer accomplishes in a mere 100 pages what other authors struggle to do in 500: He reshapes our understanding of the hidden realities at the core of everyday existence.”

PS: The paperback edition will be coming out this spring.

CATEGORIZED UNDER: A Planet of Viruses, Book sale!

Comments (5)

  1. Steve

    Ordered, and greatly looking forward to it.

  2. GaryU

    Thanks, Mr. Zimmer! I can’t wait for it to arrive!

  3. zackoz

    “We’re sorry. This item can’t be shipped to your selected destination. You may either change the shipping address or delete the item from your order.”

    Another reason I don’t trust Amazon.

  4. jg shelley

    just ordered! can’t wait.

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A blog about life, past and future. Written by DISCOVER contributing editor and columnist Carl Zimmer.

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Carl Zimmer writes about science regularly for The New York Times and magazines such as DISCOVER, which also hosts his blog, The LoomHe is the author of 12 books, the most recent of which is Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed.

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