9781784700171

I Contain Multitudes

Yong, Ed


Format: Paperback
ISBN13: 9781784700171
Published: November 2017

Price: $22.99

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2017 AND THE ROYAL SOCIETY INSIGHT INVESTMENT SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2017


THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Your body is teeming with tens of trillions of microbes. It's an entire world, a colony full of life.

In other words, you contain multitudes.

They sculpt our organs, protect us from diseases, guide our behaviour, and bombard us with their genes. They also hold the key to understanding all life on earth.

In I Contain Multitudes, Ed Yong opens our eyes and invites us to marvel at ourselves and other animals in a new light, less as individuals and more as thriving ecosystems.

You'll never think about your mind, body or preferences in the same way again.

'Super-interesting... He just keeps imparting one surprising, fascinating insight after the next. I Contain Multitudes is science journalism at its best' Bill Gates

Details

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN13: 9781784700171
  • Published: November 2017
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Width: 12.9 mm
  • Height: 2.3 mm
  • Depth: 19.8 mm
  • Publisher: not specified

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