On Our Shelves Now
The author of The Lives of a Cell and The Medusa and the Snail now raises challenging questions about some of the major issues of our time—AIDS, drug abuse, and aging.
With extraordinary perception, author Lewis Thomas discusses topics such as evolutionary biology, the development of language, the therapeutic aspects of medicine, and his love for his profession.
About the Author
Lewis Thomas is a physician, poet, etymologist, essayist, administrator, educator, policy advisor, and researcher.