The Quarterly Review of Biology

Prof. Elof Axel Carlson reviews the Society of Genes: “It is a book that I hope will find its way into undergraduate courses.”

Review in FAZ!

“Lercher and Yanai went to great lengths to pack our current knowledge about genes into a wrapping of prose that is, as far as the aspect of evolutionary theory is concerned, at the… Continue reading

The battle within our genome—A review of ‘The Society of Genes by Julie Sollier of Cell Reports The battle within our genome—A review of ‘The Society of Genes’ Filed to BookTalk Posted by Julie Sollier | Published October 04, 2016, 11:14   On a lazy Saturday afternoon, with a… Continue reading

Review in “Germany radio culture” Deutschlandradio Kultur – Buchkritik 09.09.2016 08:50 Uhr Itai Yanai/Martin Lercher: “Das geheime Leben im Menschen” Wettstreit der Gene Von Michael Lange Ein Gen ist ein Abschnitt auf einem DNA-Strang. (imago/stock&people/Science Photo Library) Die… Continue reading

Review in Trends in Ecology & Evolution

“For many people, professional biologists and laymen alike, The Selfish Gene [1] changed the way they thought about evolution. In the preface of their very lucid book The Society of Genes, authors Itai… Continue reading

The German translation is scheduled for release

Review in BioNews

“clearly, if not beautifully, written, and remarkably concise… we need books like this.”

Review in Biospektrum

The Society of Genes is written in a popular style, but in Dawkinsian tradition close to cutting edge science. It is thus the perfect introductory text into modern evolutionary biology for anyone with… Continue reading

Review in Science Magazine!

Joseph Swift has written a book review for ‘The Society of Genes’ in the March 25th issue of Science: “Despite the genome’s complexity, the authors are careful to keep the text accessible. Indeed, at… Continue reading

Review in the Times Higher Education

In today’s issue of The Times Higher Education, Prof. Charalambos Kyriacou writes “Yanai and Lercher are masters of the metaphor, and while I felt that there were a few omissions that might have enhanced… Continue reading