H pulls his father’s books from the shelf and hands them to me. I read the titles.
Protein Biosynthesis. Gene Regulation: A Eukaryotic Perspective. Gene Structure and Transcription. Anorganische und Allgemeine Chemie. Protein Electrophoresis. Crystal Structure Analysis: A Primer. Crystallography Made Crystal Clear.
H nods with solemnity at the reading of each one before instructing me to add it to the pile of retrieved books on the floor.
Principles of Protein X-ray Crystallography gets an excited nod and a wa wa.