Human Errors (Digital Audiobook)
A Panorama of Our Glitches, From Pointless Bones to Broken Genes
Publication Date: April 30, 2018
As professor of biology Nathan H. Lents explains in Human Errors, our evolutionary history is nothing if not a litany of mistakes, each more entertaining and enlightening than the last. The human body is one big pile of compromises. But that is also a testament to our greatness: as Lents shows, humans have so many design flaws precisely because we are very, very good at getting around them.
A rollicking, deeply informative tour of humans' four billion year long evolutionary saga, Human Errors both celebrates our imperfections and offers an unconventional accounting of the cost of our success.
About the Author
Nathan H. Lents is a popular professor of biology at John Jay College at CUNY, and is the author of Not So Different: Finding Human Nature in Animals. He has appeared as a scientific expert in national media, including The Today Show, National Public Radio, Access Hollywood, 48 Hours, Al-Jazeera America, Chinese Central Television, and Primer Impacto (Univision).