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The Body

A Guide for Occupants

Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson, bestselling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything, takes us on a head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body--with a new afterword for the Vintage paperback....
Publish Date
January 26
First Published in 2019
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Jun 01, 2020
Fathers Day book recommendations: -“Know My Name,” by Chanel Miller. (Powerful account of Stanford rape case.) -“The Boy From the Woods,” by Harlan Coben. -“The Body: A Guide for Occupants,” by Bill Bryson. -“The Hot Hand: The mystery and science of streaks,” by Ben Cohen.      source
May 13, 2021
@pkedrosky I love everything he writes. Every single book.      source
Dec 05, 2020
The Body is probably the best book I read in the last year:      source
Dec 29, 2020
@pjayaraman69 @penguinrandom @oureric @RyanHoliday @portfoliobooks @HMHbooks @AlisonBechdel LOVE that book.      source
Apr 03, 2020
Bill Bryson’s wonderful book, The Body: A Guide for Occupants ( thanks @Moneylifers) has quite a few super fascinating facts on viruses. Here are a few excerpts.      source
Oct 09, 2019
What a great read! You could almost pass your surgical exams after reading this book! The Body: A Guide for Occupants by Bill Bryson. #Amazon ⁦@BrennanSurgeon⁩      source