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  • Published: 5 October 2022
  • ISBN: 9780857527691
  • Imprint: Doubleday
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 560
  • RRP: $65.00
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The Body - Illustrated

An Illustrated Guide for Occupants



A new, beautifully illustrated edition of the Number One Bestseller and Sunday Times Science Book of the Year, which takes us on a head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body. 'A directory of wonders' - Guardian

'Jaw-dropping' -The Times
'It is a feat of narrative skill to bake so many facts in to an entertaining and nutritious book. Daily Telegraph
'Classic, wry, gleeful Bryson ... an entertaining and absolutely fact-rammed book' Sunday Times

Now enhanced in this new edition by hundreds of stunning photographs and illustrations, Bryson's book about the human body, how it functions and its remarkable ability to heal itself, is an instant classic. A Sunday Times and international bestseller, it is jam-packed with extraordinary facts, remarkable characters and astonishing stories.
'What I learned is that we are infinitely more complex and wondrous and often more mysterious, than I had ever suspected. There really is no story more amazing than the story of us.' Bill Bryson

  • Published: 5 October 2022
  • ISBN: 9780857527691
  • Imprint: Doubleday
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 560
  • RRP: $65.00
Categories:

About the author

Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson was born in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1951. His bestselling books include The Road to Little Dribbling, Notes from a Small Island, A Walk in the Woods, One Summer and The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid. In a national poll, Notes from a Small Island was voted the book that best represents Britain. His acclaimed work of popular science, A Short History of Nearly Everything, won the Aventis Prize and the Descartes Prize, and was the biggest selling non-fiction book of its decade in the UK. His new book The Body: A Guide for Occupants is an extraordinary exploration of the human body which will have you marvelling at the form you occupy.
Bill Bryson was Chancellor of Durham University 2005–2011. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society. He lives in England.

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