Miguel Pita (Spain), a Doctor in Genetics and Cellular Biology, researcher, lecturer and popular scientist, is the author of the celebrated El ADN dictador (2017) and Un día en la vida de un virus (2020). What are viruses really? Why do they affect us so much? How do we learn to live with these things that are not living, and yet behave as if they were? At a time when a virus is setting the pace in everyone’s lives, this book is more important than ever. In conversation with the journalist Ana Pais.