Books about genetics and genetic engineering


Controlling Human Heredity: 1865 to the Present by Diane B. Paul 
    This is a very scholarly and somewhat boring book.  It’s all about eugenics–the arguments for and against–throughout history.  I found it to be too repetitious and disliked the fact that the author cops out, asking tough questions, but never providing answers.

Improving Nature?: The Science and Ethics of Genetic Engineering by Michael Reiss and Roger Straughan 

LIVING WITH OUR GENES: Why They Matter More Than You Think by Dean Hammer and 
Peter Copeland (H&C)

The g Factor: The Science of Mental Ability by Arthur Jensen (1998)

Genethics : The Clash Between the New Genetics and Human Values 
by David Suzuki, Peter Knudtson

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