This groundbreaking book by the acclaimed Dorothy Roberts examines how the myth of biological concept of race—revived by
purportedly cutting-edge science, race-specific drugs, genetic testing, and DNA databases—continues to undermine a just
society and promote inequality in a supposedly post-racial” era. Named one of the ten best black nonfiction books 2011
by AFRO.com, Fatal Invention offers a timely and provocative analysis” (Nature) of race, science, and politics by one
of the nation’s leading legal scholars and social critics.