Book review: The Code Breaker

The Code Breaker

The Code Breaker:
Jennifer Doudna,
Gene Editing,
and the Future of the Human Race
by Walter Isaacson
Simon & Schuster
Published on 3/9/2021
560 pages


I don’t need to prove to you how great a biographer Walter Isaacson is. I first discovered him with his biography of Benjamin Franklin, and then was totally awed by The Innovators, focused on the creators of the digital revolution. And of course, you probably read his biography of Steve Jobs and/or Leonardo da Vinci.
These titles and many more show how he zooms in on key genii. Jennifer Doudna is certainly one of them, so I was totally thrilled when I won The Code Breaker through Goodreads.
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