A Guide for Occupants
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...
2020-06-01T13:04:59.000ZFathers 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
2020-12-05T16:10:15.000ZThe 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
2020-04-03T16:31:32.000ZBill 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