A third starred review for Pandora’s DNA, this time from Kirkus: “The book is a must-read for women questioning whether to be tested for the BRCA mutations and for women considering their options after testing positive. A gutsy, deeply revealing account that
Another early review from Publisher’s Weekly, which gave Pandora’s DNA a second starred review. “With her remarkable memoir, Stark gives us medical history and personal testament that intelligently balances hard-edged science with boundless hope.” Read the rest of the review over at Publisher’s
The first Pandora’s DNA review is in from Library Journal, which gave it a STAR! “With incisive wit and a reporter’s poke at the jugular, Stark delivers the goods on this disease that though now much discussed still creates anguish in most of
“Stunning. I couldn’t put this book down. A must-read for any woman affected by this disease to learn her true risk, and especially for those women who believe they are unaffected by breast cancer. Lizzie Stark beautifully weaves her family’s
“Lizzie Stark writes with intelligence, wit, and bracing honesty about the wrenching ambiguities of genetic medicine.” —Dan Fagin, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation
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Advance praise for Pandora’s DNA: “An extraordinary book, written with passion and compassion, Pandora’s DNA illuminates a new world of science and medicine.” —Siddhartha Mukherjee, oncologist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
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