• To describe DEATH BY DESIGN as an elaborately illustrated lecture on the body's cells is to do small justice to this intelligent and imaginative work.

    New York Times
  • A playful and utterly charming explanation of how cells interact and work together... And it illustrates its points with everything from silent-screen comedies to Busby Berkeley musicals. This is popular science at its best.

    United Features Syndicate
  • U.S. filmmaker Peter Friedman and French researcher Jean-Francois Brunet have crafted a masterfully accessible, often hilarious guide to our bodies, cells and tentative first steps to understanding the universe within.

    Vancouver Sun