A Planet of Viruses

By Carl Zimmer. Publisher: Univ. of Chicago


Viruses are everywhere, Zimmer tells us in his information-packed, superbly readable scientific inquiry, and what matters is not that we have to live with viruses but that we cannot live without them.




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Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books
The Adult Books editors have selected the following titles as representative of the year’s outstanding books for public-library collections. Our scope has been intentionally broad, and we have attempted to find books that combine literary, intellectual, and aesthetic excellence with popular appeal.
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