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Adventures In Human Being

Pub Date : 2015-10-13 | Author : Gavin Francis | Publisher : Basic Books

ISBN 10 : 9780465079674
ISBN 13 : 0465079679

We assume we know our bodies intimately, but for many of us they remain uncharted territory, an enigma of bone and muscle, neurons and synapses. How many of us understand the way s..


Adventures In Human Being

Pub Date : 2015-04-30 | Author : Gavin Francis | Publisher : Profile Books

ISBN 10 : 9781782831044
ISBN 13 : 1782831045

Sunday Times bestseller We have a lifetime's association with our bodies, but for many of us they remain uncharted territory. In Adventures in Human Being, Gavin Francis leads the ..


Adventures In Human Being

Pub Date : 2015-10-13 | Author : Gavin Francis | Publisher : Hachette UK

ISBN 10 : 9780465079674
ISBN 13 : 0465079679

"Adventures in Human Being, with its deft mix of the clinical and the lyrical, is a triumph of the eloquent brain and the compassionate heart."--Wall Street Journal We assume we kn..


Being Wrong

Pub Date : 2011-01-04 | Author : Kathryn Schulz | Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 9780061176050
ISBN 13 : 0061176052

To err is human. Yet most of us go through life assuming (and sometimes insisting) that we are right about nearly everything, from the origins of the universe to how to load the di..


Being A Beast

Pub Date : 2016-06-21 | Author : Charles Foster | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9781627796330
ISBN 13 : 1627796339

A passionate naturalist explores what it’s really like to be an animal—by living like them How can we ever be sure that we really know the other? To test the limits of our abil..


Being Mortal

Pub Date : 2014-10-07 | Author : Atul Gawande | Publisher : Metropolitan Books

ISBN 10 : 9781627790550
ISBN 13 : 1627790551

In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending Medicine..


Yawn

Pub Date : 2017-05-16 | Author : Mary Mann | Publisher : FSG Originals

ISBN 10 : 9780374714420
ISBN 13 : 0374714428

The incisive and often hilarious story of one of our most interesting cultural phenomena: boredom It’s the feeling your grandma told you was only experienced by boring people. So..