By Monica Hesse / The Bulletin
July 29, 2012
“The Violinist's Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code” By Sam Kean (Little, Brown, 416 pgs., $25.99)
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is a rare conglomeration of connective-tissue disorders. Symptoms include migraines, easily bruised skin, resistance to....