by Bill Bryson
Bill Bryson sets off to explore the human body, how it functions and its remarkable ability to heal itself. Full of extraordinary facts and astonishing stories The Body: A Guide for Occupants is a brilliant, often very funny attempt to understand the miracle of our physical and neurological make up.
A wonderful successor to A Short History of Nearly Everything, this new book is an instant classic. It will have you marvelling at the form you occupy, and celebrating the genius of your existence, time and time again.
"A directory of wonders" - The Guardian
"Jaw-dropping" - The Times
"Classic, wry, gleeful Bryson...an entertaining and absolutely fact-rammed book" - The Sunday Times
"It is a feat of narrative skill to bake so many facts into an entertaining and nutritious book" - The Daily Telegraph
SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2020 ROYAL SOCIETY INSIGHT INVESTMENT SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE
Size: 164 x 242 x 41 (mm)
Publisher: Transworld Publishers