Parasite Eve: Evolution Threatens

Parasite Eve by Hideaki Sena is a bizarre  and utterly mesmerizing book of science fiction horror.  I never would have found it, much less read it, without being pointed in the right direction by a good friend with a unique taste in books.  I am now pointing anyone I know in the direction: Read Parasite … Continue reading Parasite Eve: Evolution Threatens

Immortality for the Woman Behind the Cells

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot is just as good as everyone (The New York Times, Science magazine, Publishers Weekly, Washington Post, Boston Globe, etc) says it is.  It is the riveting story of a young mother who went to the public ward of Johns Hopkins Hospital complaining of a lump inside … Continue reading Immortality for the Woman Behind the Cells