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Anatomies: The Human Body, Its Parts and The Stories They Tell Paperback – 7 Feb 2013

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  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Viking (7 Feb. 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0670920746
  • ISBN-13: 978-0670920747
  • Product Dimensions: 14.4 x 3 x 22.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 41 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 713,965 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Magnificent, inspired. He writes like a latter-day Montaigne. Stimulating scientific hypotheses, bold philosophic theories, illuminating quotations and curious facts. I recommend it to all (Telegraph *****)

Splendid, highly entertaining, chock-full of insights ... It inserts fascinating scientific snippets and anecdotes about our organs into the wider history of our changing understanding of our bodies (Sunday Times)

A relentlessly entertaining cultural history of the human body ... brims with fascinating details, infectious enthusiasm ... the terrain he covers is so richly brought to life (Guardian)

Elegant and informative ... For Aldersey-Williams, [the body] is a thing of wonder and a repository of fascinating facts (Mail on Sunday ****)

About the Author

Hugh Aldersey-Williams studied natural sciences at Cambridge. He is the author of several books exploring science, design and architecture and has curated exhibitions at the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Wellcome Collection. His previous book Periodic Tales: The Curious Lives of the Elements was a Sunday Times Bestseller and has been published in many languages around the world. He lives in Norfolk with his wife and son.


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