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I Contain Multitudes

The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life

by Ed Yong

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I Contain Multitudes by Ed Yong
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    Aug 2016, 368 pages
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    Jan 2018, 256 pages

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Deserving of Multitudes of Praise
I listened to the audiobook version of I Contain Multitudes on my commute to and from school four days a week. I'm a biotechnology major so I have some background in some of the things Ed Yong was talking about which may have increased the enjoyment I got out of the book. It was detailed, expansive, and glorious. The reach of microbes outside of humans is also well discussed and truly fascinating. I admit to crying a little in my car at the end of the book at the miraculous nature of microbes. Sometimes I cry watching really sad commercials too so maybe don't put too much stock in that last bit. It's still an excellent book.
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