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List of best books about genetics, including jacket cover images when available. All these popular books on genetics are sorted by popularity, so the highest rated books are at the top of the list. This well-researched genetics bibliography includes out-of-print titles and generally contains the most popular, famous, or otherwise notable books - fiction or non-fiction - about genetics. If you're looking for a list of top books on genetics then you're in the right place.

You can rank all of these books, from The 10,000 Year Explosion: How Civilization Accelerated Human Evolution to Brave new worlds. You should be able to answer the question, "What are the best books about genetics?" after checking out this list.

This greatest genetics book list contains various bits of information, such as the author's names and what genre the books fall under. Most of these genetics books can be bought on Amazon with one easy click.

Genetics is a topic that both Dean Koontz and Ken Follett have written books about, as have other fantastic authors.

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Encyclopedia of Genetics is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
The Encyclopedia of Genetics is a print encyclopedia of genetics edited by Sydney Brenner and Jeffrey H. Miller. It has four volumes and 1,700 entries. It is available online at ...more

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The Selfish Gene is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Richard Dawkins The Selfish Gene is a book on sociobiology by Richard Dawkins, first published in 1976, with the purpose "to examine the biology of selfishness and altruism". Dawkins used the term ...more

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New patterns in genetics and d... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books About Genetics

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The 10,000 Year Explosion: How... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Henry Harpending, Gregory Cochran The 10,000 Year Explosion: How Civilization Accelerated Human Evolution is a book by Gregory Cochran and Henry Harpending.

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The Extended Phenotype is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Richard Dawkins The extended phenotype is a biological concept introduced by Richard Dawkins in a 1982 book with the same title. The main idea is that phenotype should not be limited to biological processes ...more

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The Frankenstein syndrome is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Bernard Rollin

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Neural networks and genome inf... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books About Genetics

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A feeling for the organism is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Evelyn Fox Keller

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Shadows of Lancaster County is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Mindy Starns Clark

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The Book of Life is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Barbara Katz Rothman

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An Introduction to Genetic Alg... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books About Genetics

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The Impact of the Gene is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books About Genetics

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Next is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Michael Crichton Next is a 2006 techno-thriller novel by Michael Crichton, the last to be published during his lifetime. Next takes place in the present world, where both the government and private investors ...more

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Genetic maps and human imagina... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books About Genetics

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The Regulatory Genome is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Eric H. Davidson

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In the Name of Eugenics: Genet... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Daniel Kevles In the Name of Eugenics: Genetics and the Uses of Human Heredity is a book by Daniel Kelves.

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Masterminds is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
David Ewing Duncan

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Francis Crick: Discoverer of t... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books About Genetics

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Synbat is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Bob Mayer

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Biology of Cancer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Robert Weinberg

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The Origins of the British is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Stephen Oppenheimer

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Psychogenetics is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Chris Griscom

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The cartoon guide to genetics is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books About Genetics

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Fear Nothing is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Dean Koontz Fear Nothing is a novel released in 1998 by the best-selling author Dean Koontz. The book is the first installment in what is reported to be a three-part series of books, known as the Moonlight ...more

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Brave new worlds is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Bryan Appleyard

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Phenotypic plasticity is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Massimo Pigliucci

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River Out of Eden is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Richard Dawkins River Out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life is a 1995 popular science book by Richard Dawkins. The book is about Darwinian evolution and includes summaries of the topics covered in his earlier ...more

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The Seven Daughters of Eve: Th... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Bryan Sykes The Seven Daughters of Eve is a book by Bryan Sykes that presents the theory of human mitochondrial genetics to a general audience. Sykes explains the principles of genetics and human evolution, ...more

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Enough is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Bill McKibben

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Human Natures is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Paul R. Ehrlich

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Genomic Regulatory Systems is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Eric H. Davidson

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Rosalind Franklin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Brenda Maddox

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Time, Love, Memory is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Jonathan Weiner Time, Love, Memory is a book by Jonathan Weiner.

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Long After Midnight is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Iris Johansen

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Genetics is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Eugene Walter, Herbert E. Walter

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Origins of Sex is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Dorion Sagan

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Saxons, Vikings, and Celts is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Books About Genetics

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Redesigning Humans is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Gregory Stock

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Refiguring life is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Evelyn Fox Keller

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Cloning the Buddha is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Richard Heinberg

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The biotech century is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Jeremy Rifkin

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The Agile Gene is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Matt Ridley

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The Third Twin is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Ken Follett The Third Twin is a techno-thriller by the British writer Ken Follett and published by Random House publications in 1996. A New York Times bestseller, the book deals with genetic engineering and ...more

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Genome: The Autobiography of a... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Matt Ridley Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters is a 1999 popular science book by Matt Ridley, published by Fourth Estate.

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Life Script is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Nicholas Wade

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Figments of Reality is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Ian Stewart, Jack Cohen Figments of Reality: The Evolution of the Curious Mind is a book about the evolution of the intelligent and conscious human mind by biologist Jack Cohen and mathematician Ian Stewart. In this ...more

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Characterology is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
L. Hamilton McCormick

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The Unfit is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Elof Axel Carlson

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The Century of the Gene is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Evelyn Fox Keller

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Genes is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Books About Genetics
Brian J. Ford