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Gene: An Intimate History

Hardback, 23/03/2017, £10.99
£9.89
Gives us an account of the fundamental unit of heredity - and a vision of both humanity's past and future. In this book, the story begins in an obscure Augustinian abbey in Moravia in 1856 where a monk stumbles on the idea of a "Unit of heredity". It intersects with Darwin's theory of evolution, and collides with the horrors of Nazi eugenics.

Emperor Of All Maladies

Paperback, 29/09/2011, £12.99
£11.69
Winner of the Guardian First Book Award 2011 Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Non-fiction 2011 Shortlisted for the Duff Cooper Prize 2011 Shortlisted for the Wellcome Trust Book Prize