Sam Kean - The Violinist's Thumb
Are you tall? Do you have an odd hobby or a singular talent? Thank—or blame—your DNA for these and other traits. As he did so entertainingly with the periodic table in The Disappearing Spoon, Kean makes science accessible and fascinating, using history and anecdotes to uncover the powers of deoxyribonucleaic acid, aka the building
block of life.