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Science  23 Nov 2007:
Vol. 318, Issue 5854, pp. 1245-1246
DOI: 10.1126/science.1151032

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Avoid Boring People. Lessons from a Life in Science / And Other Lessons from a Life in Science. By James D. Watson. Knopf, New York, 2007. 365 pp. $26.95, C$34.95. ISBN 9780375412844. Oxford University Press, Oxford. £14.99. ISBN 9780192802736.

Rather than providing a third installment of his life story, the author recounts his adventures from his birth through his leaving his Harvard position for Cold Spring Harbor and highlights lessons he learned along the way.