About this book
A splendidly entertaining journey through the art, science, literature and history of the human body, from the author of "Sunday Times" bestseller, "Periodic Tales" which was also a Radio 4 "Book of the Week", and similar coverage is expected for this. It's a treasure trove of surprising facts, remarkable stories and startling information from the first fingerprinting to the physiology of angels, the death-mask of Isaac Newton to the afterlife of Einstein's brain.
Blending history, science, art, and literature, this book deals with the human body. It includes facts, stories and information on the human body that covers everything from the first finger-printing to the physiology of angels, from synaesthesia to the clown-egg register, from the death-mask of Isaac Newton to the afterlife of Einstein's brain.