Quotes by Richard Preston

"In biology, nothing is clear, everything is too complicated, everything is a mess, and just when you think you understand something, you peel off a layer and find deeper complications beneath. Nature is anything but simple."
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"To mess around with Ebola is an easy way to die. Better to work with something safer, such as anthrax."
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"When people asked him why he didn't work with those viruses, he replied, I don't particularly feel like dying."
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"The earth is attempting to rid itself of an infection by human parasite."
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"It showed a kind of obscenity you see only in nature, an obscenity so extreme that it dissolves imperceptibly into beauty."
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Books by Richard Preston

  • The Cobra Event
  • 14,371 ratings
  • October 27th 1997 by Random House (NY)

    (first published 1997)

  • First Light
  • 426 ratings
  • November 1st 1988 by Plume

    (first published 1987)

  • American Steel
  • 218 ratings
  • April 1st 2000 by Quill

    (first published 1991)

Richard   Preston
  • Richard Preston

  • Date of birth: August 05, 1954
  • Born: in Massachusetts, The United States.

  • Description: Richard Preston is a journalist and nonfiction writer.Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name.

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