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Review: Avoid Boring People: Lessons from a Life in Science

User Review  - Henry - Goodreads

I like sex. I also like writing. Looking back at my long and distinguished career as a science writer, I have to say that these are the most difficult things to get right. My advice to you young ... Read full review

Review: Avoid Boring People: Lessons from a Life in Science

User Review  - Kristin - Goodreads

Strangely ambiguous title... is "boring" a gerund or a participle? Should I avoid people who have nothing to say, or should I make sure I always have something to say around people? Must read, must ... Read full review

Review: Avoid Boring People: Lessons from a Life in Science

User Review  - Jackson - Goodreads

I enjoyed this a lot-- the chapters are arranged according to long events in Watson's life-- highschool, college, post doc, etc. He gives lessons learned at the end of each chapter. There are some ... Read full review

Review: Avoid Boring People: Lessons from a Life in Science

User Review  - Philipp - Goodreads

Woah, this has to be one of the most boring, lifeless auto-biographies I've ever read. Recommended for: Undead mummies stuck in their coffin longing for a resemblance of life, too ashamed of their ... Read full review

Review: Avoid Boring People: Lessons from a Life in Science

User Review  - Ines - Goodreads

I loved it. Not that I love his personality or agree with his position in several issues. But because you can really understand his path and learn from some "lessons". Of course that a scientist will ... Read full review

Review: Avoid Boring People: Lessons from a Life in Science

User Review  - Anthony Faber - Goodreads

Kind of interesting inside look at how science is done. Read full review

Review: Avoid Boring People: Lessons from a Life in Science

User Review  - Bojana Kriznik - Goodreads

I expected this book to be much more enjoyable, but in some cases it bored me. Life lessons are the best part of the book, since you can actually learn something from them and can be useful for ... Read full review

Review: Avoid Boring People: Lessons from a Life in Science

User Review  - Marie E. - Goodreads

Throughout reading this book, I thought, man, even dropping hints about winning a Nobel prize can't get you a date. That and how creepy now, though apropos for the time, that a 40 year old professor ... Read full review

Review: Avoid Boring People: Lessons from a Life in Science

User Review  - Chris Roberts - Goodreads

This book made me want to work to better myself, write to collect my daily thoughts, and helped me realize that the individuals that change history are very similar to everyone else, except they have an added drive to make things happen. Read full review

Review: Avoid Boring People: Lessons from a Life in Science

User Review  - Dawn - Goodreads

I haven't officially begun reading this yet, but I laughed when I read the preface. I bought it when I was feeling frustrated with people who I thought were missing opportunities to explore their ... Read full review


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