Books by William R. Clark

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1999

"A scientist's careful, unsensational account of the current status of research into aging that requires from the reader a level of commitment well beyond mere curiosity."
A virtual textbook on what the growing knowledge of biochemistry, genetics, and molecular biology is revealing about the basic mechanisms of aging. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"Although Clark insists that if one is to understand molecular medicine, one must first understand molecular biology, those who find his biology lectures too academic for comfort can still savor the well-wrought medical and ethical discussions."
An exposition of the revolutionary changes in medicine coming in the next century as well as discussion of some of the ethical problems these will create. Read full book review >
SEX AND THE ORIGINS OF DEATH by William R. Clark
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"Strikingly well argued and clear."
Speculations on life and death from a professor of cellular biology at UCLA. ``We die because our cells die,'' Clark says. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1996

"A good idea that, given his overall enthusiasm and mastery in explaining complex science, might persuade more than a few readers."
A lucid, up-to-date account of the body's immune system from a pro who has taught the subject at UCLA for 25 years. Read full book review >