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good book on science - something to read like a novel and get 'inspired' (May/08/2009 )

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Hey all,
Does anybody know a book (about biological science preferably) which can be read like a novel? Like a life story of a scientist, or some random ramblings of a scientist wondering about nature, or anything which one can read and get inspired/thrilled. A good example would be "the Beautiful mind", which came as a movie later.
Thanks!

-jangajarn-

James Watson: DNA: The Secret of Life


Craig Venter A Life Decoded: My Genome: My Life

-bioforum-

Sinclair Lewis - Arrowsmith

-GeorgeWolff-

thanks guys.

-jangajarn-

Check out - Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!

This book is an amazing novel. :lol:

-drB-

Cantors dilemma! Its very good :(

-PhD-

Sinclair Lewis - Arrowsmith
Paul de Kruif - Microbe Hunters

-GeorgeWolff-

Guns, Germs and Steel by Jared Diamond - not strictly about biology, but a good read anyway.
The Future Eaters by Tim Flannery (actually any of his ones are excellent reads)

-bob1-

You did not generalized you question. Science is a very waste subject to cover in a single book. How ever you need to question properly for a specific subject you want. Church Supplies

-andrewmason-

James Watson: DNA: The Secret of Life is a nice one.....


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