Soul Made Flesh: The Discovery of the Brain--And How It Changed the World

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Price
$12.99
Publisher
Atria Books
Publish Date
Pages
384
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.4 X 1.0 inches | 1.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780743272056

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About the Author

Carl Zimmer, author of At the Water's Edge, is a frequent contributor to Discover, National Geographic, Natural History, Nature, and Science. He is a winner of the Everett Clark Award for science journalism and the American Institute of Biological Sciences Media Award. A John S. Guggenheim Fellow, he has also received the Pan-American Health Organization Award for Excellence in International Health Reporting and the American Institute of Biological Sciences Media Award. His previous books include Evolution: The Triumph of an Idea, Parasite Rex, and At the Water's Edge. He lives in Guilford, Connecticut.

Reviews

"Carl Zimmer's illuminating book charts a fascinating chapter in the soul's journey."
-- The New York Times Book Review
"Describes a kind of second Copernican revolution -- one inside the body. Thrilling."
-- Ross King, Los Angeles Times
"This page-turner is a tribute to the heretical thinkers who decoded nature by relying on direct observation rather than received opinion."
-- Wired
"A thumping good read."
-- Timothy Ferris, author of The Whole Shebang and Coming of Age in the Milky Way