Jonathan Eisen

13 Jonathan Eisen Recommended Books

Jonathan Eisen is a biologist and professor at the University of California Davis. He is an author and public speaker on microbial ecology, evolution and genomics, and open science. He is the co-founder of the open access journal PLoS Biology and the founder of the open science blog Tree of Life. His research has been published in numerous scientific journals, including Science and Nature.

13 Books recommended by Jonathan Eisen

The Coming Plague

The Coming Plague

Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance

Author :Laurie Garrett

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Jonathan Eisen mentioned this book on his "Some of my favorite books about Infectious Disease" list. [Source]

Beating Back the Devil

Beating Back the Devil

Author :Maryn McKenna

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Jonathan Eisen mentioned this book on his "Some of my favorite books about Infectious Disease" list. [Source]

The Eleventh Plague

The Eleventh Plague

The Politics of Biological and Chemical Warfare

Author :Leonard A. Cole

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Jonathan Eisen mentioned this book on his "Some of my favorite books about Biological Warfare" list. [Source]

Virus

Virus

An Illustrated Guide to 101 Incredible Microbes

Author :Marilyn J. Roossinck

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Jonathan Eisen mentioned this book on his "Some of my favorite books about Viruses" list. [Source]

Pandemic 1918

Pandemic 1918

Eyewitness Accounts from the Greatest Medical Holocaust in Modern History

Author :Catharine Arnold

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Jonathan Eisen mentioned this book on his "Some of my favorite books about Infectious Disease" list. [Source]

Flu

Flu

The Story Of The Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and the Search for the Virus that Caused It

Author :Gina Kolata

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Jonathan Eisen mentioned this book on his "Some of my favorite books about Infectious Disease" list. [Source]

Microbe Hunters

Microbe Hunters

Author :Paul de Kruif

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Jonathan Eisen mentioned this book on his "Some of my favorite books about Infectious Disease" list. [Source]

A Planet of Viruses

A Planet of Viruses

Author :Carl Zimmer

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Jonathan Eisen mentioned this book on his "Some of my favorite books about Viruses" list. [Source]

Spillover

Spillover

Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic

Author :David Quammen

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Jonathan Eisen mentioned this book on his "Some of my favorite books about Infectious Disease" list. [Source]

The Hot Zone

The Hot Zone

The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus

Author :Richard Preston

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Jonathan Eisen mentioned this book on his "Some of my favorite books about Infectious Disease" list. [Source]

Level 4

Level 4

Virus Hunters of the CDC

Author :Joseph B McCormick

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Jonathan Eisen mentioned this book on his "Some of my favorite books about Infectious Disease" list. [Source]

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

Author :Jon L. Dunn

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"It’s the only book I give to people." - Jonathan Eisen [Source]

Biohazard

Biohazard

The Chilling True Story of the Largest Covert Biological Weapons Program in the World--Told from Inside by the Man Who Ran It

Author :Ken Alibek

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Jonathan Eisen mentioned this book on his "Some of my favorite books about Biological Warfare" list. [Source]

FAQs

Q1: What is Jonathan Eisen known for?

Jonathan Eisen is a professor at UC Davis and an evolutionary biologist. He is well known for his work on the evolution of bacterial changes and microbial ecology. He is also an author and public commentator on science and society, hosting several podcasts and writing several books.

Jonathan Eisen has recommended books such as: The Little Book of Online Genealogy (2013) by David Oestreicher, The Rational Optimist (2010) by Matt Ridley, The Third Plate (2015) by Dan Barber, Sapiens (2013) by Yuval Noah Harari and Metazoa (2012) by Edward O. Wilson.

Jonathan Eisen is passionate about books because of the knowledge and insights that they can provide. He believes that books are essential to the development of the mind, and he sees them as a portal to deeper understanding of the world and the many complex topics it contains.

Jonathan Eisen recommends books from a variety of genres such as history, science, economics, psychology, and philosophy. He says that each genre brings something unique to the table and provides readers with different perspectives and insight.

Jonathan Eisen is a vocal advocate for science and education, so he often recommends books to anyone interested in learning more about science, technology, and the environment. He is also well-versed in a variety of topics, so he is able to recommend books to a wide range of audiences.