How to Live Forever or Die Trying : The search for immortality has been a constant human refrain throughout history. But medical science has improved at an exponential rate in recent decades, and there are those who believe that the first person to live to be 1,000 years old has already been born. What has happened to get people so excited about the prospect of eternal life? And if they are right, what would it mean for us as human beings? Both a hugely entertaining history of our obsession with immortality and a revealing snapshot of how it is being pursued, How to Live Forever or Die Trying tackles these and myriad other questions with dazzling skill.
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