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I HAVE never seen Francis Crick in a modest mood . Perhaps in other company
he is that way , but I have never had reason so to judge him . It has nothing to do
with his present fame . Already he is much talked about , usually with reverence ...
Even worse , Maurice continually frustrated Francis by never seeming
enthusiastic enough about DNA . He appeared to enjoy slowly understating
important arguments . It was not a question of intelligence or common sense .
Maurice clearly ...
To my relief , the large number of house guests never permitted my turn to come
often , and I made a point of sitting near the evening ' s box of chocolates , hoping
no one would notice that I never passed it . Much more agreeable were the ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - tgraettinger - LibraryThing
Wonderful account of the discovery of DNA. Had almost the feel of a detective novel. It's a very easy, quick read. If you can find it, there is a video, "The Race for the Double Helix" aka "Life Story ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pramodghuge - LibraryThing
A very personal account by the author James Watson on how he and his colleague Francis Crick with the help of others beat Linus Pauling to win the coveted Nobel prize for identifying the structure of ... Read full review