Books by Lewis Wolpert

Lewis Wolpert is professor of biology as applied to medicine at University College, London. His books include Malignant Sadness, which was the basis for a BBC television series. He lives in London.

Released: Oct. 19, 2009

"Despite a somewhat helpful glossary, lay readers would be better served by a generously illustrated textbook."
Biologist Wolpert (Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast: The Evolutionary Origins of Belief, 2007, etc.) attempts to explain cells—the basic structural and functional units of all forms of life—to general readers. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 29, 2007

"Need we say in conclusion that readers do not have to believe all that the author says?"
A curious mélange of speculation, theory and fact strives to explain why humans have beliefs. Read full book review >