The Violinist’s Thumb

Sam Kean’s bestseller The Disappearing Spoon romped through the Periodic Table in a compulsively readable history of chemical discoveries. In The Violinist’s Thumb — a reference to the genetic quirk that helped make Paganini’s playing legendary — the writer unveils the mysteries of DNA to equally magical effect.


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