I wish it had a better voice. I will recommend the book, but the narrator just makes the whole experience boring and leaves you with a bad taste.
Loved reading about his childhood. A close second was circumstances of him meeting his biological sister.
He was boring, flat and just missed the tiny variations that bring life to words. He had a droning delivery which made some of the quirkier and funny portions of the book very unfunny. And finally when he quotes Steve Jobs or anyone else, he just sounds lame.
I was moved by the thread of Steve Jobs' life - his passion for his work and his quest for beauty and simplicity in what he envisioned Apple to produce.
Some parts, maybe. I was especially intrigued by cannibalism, plastination and grave robbery parts. There is so much more there than what seems to be.
Its hard to say - many interesting characters in there.
Fantastic - she does a great job of conveying the wry, tongue-in-cheek humor that is scattered around the book. I felt the entire time that she was speaking directly to me of her experience - and created a powerful effect. For that reason I was so effected to feel uncomfortable in some portions of the book.
Did not move me - but it did my insides. I am a scientist myself and have performed dissections of dead mammals and birds, but I felt queasy at times myself.
Probably - likely to my doctor friends. I went with the impression (based on interviews I heard and reviews I read) that there would be a lot of the 'natural history' of cancer - how cancers are and how they differ and how they do what they do. But I came away with just a history of cancer, and specifically about how cancer therapy came to be. A bit disappointed by it. I felt I did not learn much about cancer in the end.
Depends - will need some careful consideration
About half of it.
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