She Has Her Mother's Laugh

By Carl Zimmer,

Book cover of She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity

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'Elegantly written, wittily constructed . . . My science book of the year.' Robin McKie, Observer, 'Best Books of 2018'

She Has Her Mother's Laugh presents a profoundly original perspective on what we pass along from generation to generation. Charles Darwin…

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1 author picked She Has Her Mother's Laugh as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

Carl Zimmer's authoritative writing, grounded in both science and journalism, reads and captivates like a page-turner novel. Written for a general audience, Zimmer's rich exploration of the history and controversies surrounding how we pass genes and associate traits from one generation to another also offer insights into a field of science central to social and cultural issues related to ancestry, race, sexual differences, evolution, as well as inherited traits and diseases.

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