JAMES SCHWARTZ is the author of In Pursuit of the Gene: From Darwin to DNA, published by Harvard University Press, which was named one of Amazon.com's Best Science Books of 2008. His writing has also been published in Lingua Franca, Poets & Writers Magazine, The Scientist and Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, and has been included in Best American Science Writing 2001, and Quick Studies: The Best of Lingua Franca. Jim recently served as Translation Editor of the first English language edition of The Dawn of Human Genetics by V.V. Babkov, an historical and scientific anthology of key texts from the Russian eugenic movement and the beginnings of human genetics. He is currently at work on a screenplay, a novel and a new non-fiction book about genetics.