Eagerly awaited, must-read new science book from the UK's bestselling non-fiction writer. Bryson is the prize-winning author of A Short History of Nearly Everything and The Road to Little Dribbling
In the bestselling, prize-winning A Short History of Nearly Everything Bill Bryson achieved the seemingly impossible by making the science of our world both understandable and entertaining to millions of people around the globe. This time he has turned his attention inwards to explore the human body, how it functions and its extraordinary ability to heal itself. Full of extraordinary facts and astonishing stories The Body is a brilliant, often very funny attempt to understand the miracle of our physical and neurological make up. This wonderful new book will have you marvelling at the form you occupy, and celebrating the genius of your existence, time and time again.