Just a quick note to say that, if all goes according to plan, I will be appearing on the Internets on bloggingheads tomorrow, and on the radio show Coast-to-Coast in the wee hours of Saturday night/Sunday morning. In both cases I’ll be talking about–you guessed it–Microcosm. I’ll be swilling coffee Saturday night because I’ll be talking from
2 am to 5 1 to 2 am EST Sunday. If you’re not quite such a night owl, I believe they’ll archive it on their site.
A couple other Microcosm-related notes: Discover Magazine gives a nod: “With Microcosm, this award-winning science writer has turned out an illuminating biography of one of biology’s most influential–and underappreciated–players.”
Meanwhile, Larry Moran is going over the book with a fine-tooth comb and catching at least one mistake. Ouch. I knew I should have been more careful about how fast chromosomes replicate. Something to fix in the next printing…