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User Review  - amarcobio - LibraryThing

Watson's account has been largely critizised. However, this book is what it is, a very personal account with a touch of fiction and a lot of drama. I may think (as many of us) that Watson is an arrogant unbearable chap, but this book is still a great read. Read full review

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User Review  - elviomedeiros - LibraryThing

When I started reading this book I though the author obnoxious and unethical, probing around other peoples research and intruding in research fields that weren’t his specialty. By the end of the book ... Read full review

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User Review  - DoingDewey - LibraryThing

Science sometimes includes a surprising amount of personal drama and just playing around with models until they fit the facts. This account of the discovery of the structure of DNA, by one of the key ... Read full review

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User Review  - jasonlf - LibraryThing

I cannot believe that I had not read this before. I had been carrying around my father's copy for twenty-five years but only just read it. It is a fascinating, exciting and sometimes even funny ... Read full review

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User Review  - quantum_flapdoodle - LibraryThing

James Watson's love letter to himself, as he explains to us exactly how he single-handedly solved the structure of DNA, with the insignificant help of a cast of baboons, clowns, and women. Watson's ... Read full review

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User Review  - Devil_llama - LibraryThing

James Watson's love letter to himself, as he explains to us exactly how he single-handedly solved the structure of DNA, with the insignificant help of a cast of baboons, clowns, and women. Watson's ... Read full review

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User Review  - atychonievich - LibraryThing

An enjoyable and easy read. It is well suited to for everyone whether you have any scientific knowledge and background or not. Remember to take Watson's interpretations of things with a grain of salt ... Read full review

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User Review  - klarusu - LibraryThing

This is the account of the discovery of the structure of DNA, penned by one of the main protagonists in this history-making tale. It is an account from his perspective only, and is perfused by the ... Read full review

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User Review  - P_S_Patrick - LibraryThing

This is Watson's account of the discovery of the structure of DNA, the most important discovery in the life sciences apart from evolution via natural selection. He writes it like it is a novel, and ... Read full review

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User Review  - denmoir - LibraryThing

A frank, humourous biography that captures the excitement of discovery, the arrogance of youth and the rivalry between researchers Read full review


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