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By Richard Powers

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

Publication Date: January 20, 2014

A Chicago Tribune 'Best Books of 2014'

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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