Books by J. Craig Venter

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 21, 2013

"A fascinating glimpse at a scientific frontier—not always easily understandable but well worth the effort."
Best known for sequencing the human genome, Venter (A Life Decoded: My Genome: My Life, 2007, etc.) now looks ahead to the possibilities for synthesizing life. Read full book review >
A LIFE DECODED by J. Craig Venter
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 22, 2007

"Despite an often heavy burden of technical details, the personalities and machinations involved in Big Science make this an engaging read."
The accomplished Venter, whose race to be the first to sequence the human genome made him a controversial figure, offers an engaging, albeit self-serving, story of his life and scientific achievements. Read full book review >