Siddhartha Mukherjee Quotes

I think the cardinal rule of learning to write is learning to read first. I learned to write by learning to read.

 
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Siddhartha Mukherjee
Siddhartha Mukherjee
  • Born: July 21, 1970
  • Nationality: Indian, American
  • Profession: Oncologist, Writer

Siddhartha Mukherjee is an Indian-American physician, biologist, oncologist, and author. He is best known for his 2010 book, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer that won notable literary prizes including the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction, and Guardian First Book Award, among others. The book was listed in the "All-Time 100 Nonfiction Books" (the 100 most influential books of the last century) by Time magazine in 2011. His 2016 book The Gene: An Intimate History made it to #1 on The New York Times Best Seller list, and was among The New York Times 100 best books of 2016, and a finalist for the Wellcome Trust Prize and the Royal Society Prize for Science Books.