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The Violinist's Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic

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We speak with Sam Kean about his book, The Violinist's Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code

. Sam's work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Mental Floss, Slate, and Science, and has been featured on NPR's "Radiolab" and "All Things Considered." The Disappearing Spoon, his first book, was a New York Times national bestseller.