LWVEdina Book Club

August 27

The Plant Hunter by Cassandra Leah Quave

A leading medical ethnobotanist tells us the story of her quest to develop new ways to fight illness and disease through the healing powers of plants in this uplifting and adventure-filled memoir.

 

September 24

The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race, by Walter Isaacson

Jennifer Doudna won the Nobel Price in Chemistry in 2020 with Emmanuelle Charpentier for "the development of a method for genome editing", called CRISPR. This biography describes how this scientist's life experience shaped her discovery and explores the ethical implications of gene editing.

 

Notes:
  • The LWV Edina Book Club usually meets on the 4th Saturday of the month (exceptions are conflicts with major holidays and observances)
  • Location: on Zoom until further notice
  • If you are not a member, email us for more details! Place "LWVE Book Club Interest" in the subject line