|20191013||Bill Bryson reads from his fascinating, witty and often surprising journey around the human body. He begins with possibly our most mysterious organ, the brain. |
The award-winning author of A Short History of Nearly Everything and the bestselling Notes from a Small Island has for decades entertained and educated readers on both sides of the Atlantic, and around the world.
The Body: A Guide for Occupants confirms Bryson as a true polymath. In it, he answers questions such as how much would it cost to make a human and why our faces have evolved their peculiar shape, as well as exploring the mysteries that continue to elude scientists today.
Omnibus read by Bill Bryson
Abridged by Katrin Williams
First broadcast in five parts on BBC Radio 4 in 2019.
Bill Bryson reads from his fascinating, witty and surprising journey around the human.