A new, beautifully illustrated edition of the Number One Bestseller and Sunday Times Science Book of the Year, which takes us on a head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body. 'A directory of wonders' - Guardian 'Jaw-dropping' -The Times 'It is a feat of narrative skill to bake so many facts in to an entertaining and nutritious book. Daily Telegraph 'Classic, wry, gleeful Bryson ... an entertaining and absolutely fact-rammed book' Sunday Times Now enhanced in this new edition by hundreds of stunning photographs and illustrations, Bryson's book about the human body, how it functions and its remarkable ability to heal itself, is an instant classic. A Sunday Times and international bestseller, it is jam-packed with extraordinary facts, remarkable characters and astonishing stories. 'What I learned is that we are infinitely more complex and wondrous and often more mysterious, than I had ever suspected. There really is no story more amazing than the story of us.' Bill Bryson