By Richard Powers

W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393240825, 369pp.

Publication Date: January 20, 2014

A Chicago Tribune 'Best Books of 2014'

About the Author
Richard Powers is an architectural and interiors photographer whose books include New Paris Style and The Iconic House. He lives in England.

Friday, Jan 17, 2014

Richard Powers' new novel tells the story of an avant-garde classical composer who finds himself dabbling in DNA. He "gets obsessed with finding music inside of living things," Powers explains, and, as a fugitive, ends up leading officials on a low-speed chase. More at NPR.org

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