Completely Revised and Updated with a New Introduction
Fresh material brings this "delightful to read, fascinating" (The New York Times) classic to new readers.
“Goodbye, beliefs in sex differences disguised as evolutionary facts. Welcome the dragon slayer: Cordelia Fine wittily but meticulously lays bare the irrational arguments that we use to justify gender politics.”—Uta Frith, emeritus professor of cognitive development, University College London
The Secret Life of Fat: The Science Behind the Body's Least Understood Organ and What It Means for You
This groundbreaking work of practical, popular science reveals that fat is much smarter than we think.
A riveting account of how emerging science about microbes, plants and our own bodies can revolutionise agriculture and medicine.
Famed geologist Walter Alvarez expands our view of human history, revealing the cosmic, geologic and evolutionary forces that have shaped us.