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By: Carl Zimmer
298 pages, B/w photos
&i;`As Zimmer shows, parasites are the real drivers of evolution: we live at best only arm's length from the unseen creatures that control our lives. Zimmer loves his subject, and his treatment is gentle rather than sensational: the understatement only heightens the horror. Read &o;Parasite Rex&i; and shudder - your dinner party conversations will never be the same again.'&o; Henry Gee, author of &i;Deep Time&o;
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Carl Zimmer is a senior editor at DISCOVER magazine. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Everett Clark Award for science journalism in 1994 and the American Institute of Biological Sciences Media Award in 1997.
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