Guide to Ed Yong's I Contain Multitudes by Instaread

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PLEASE NOTE: This is a companion to Ed Yong’s I Contain Multitudes and NOT the original book.


Ed Yong’s I Contain Multitudes (2016) is an expansive treatise on microbes, the microscopic organisms that shape the known world. Yong celebrates the fascinating complexity of the microbes contained within all living organisms and the environments they inhabit…

Inside this companion to the book:

  • Overview of the Book
  • Insights from the Book
  • Important People
  • Author's Style and Perspective
  • Intended Audience
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