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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. Bill Bryson once again proves himself to be an incomparable companion as he guides us through the human body--how it functions, its remarkable ability to heal i...
Publish Date
2021-01-26T00:00:00.000Z
2021-01-26T00:00:00.000Z
First Published in 2019
Goodreads rating
4.3
ISBN
9780385539302
Recommendations
6
Recommendations
2020-06-01T13:04:59.000Z
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
2021-05-13T14:36:53.000Z
@pkedrosky I love everything he writes. Every single book.      source
2020-12-05T16:10:15.000Z
The Body is probably the best book I read in the last year:      source
2020-12-29T18:00:11.000Z
@pjayaraman69 @penguinrandom @oureric @RyanHoliday @portfoliobooks @HMHbooks @AlisonBechdel LOVE that book.      source
2020-04-03T16:31:32.000Z
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
2019-10-09T15:22:56.000Z
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