About this book
Popular science study of masculinity. Author is Professor of Genetics at UCL. Has sold 30,000 copies in hardback.
An objective look at masculinity - from bodies to brains, genes to genitals. Focusing on science not society, maleness not manhood, the book explores the "point" of being a man, showing how the machinery works, why he dies so young and how his brain differs from the rest of mankind.