Breasts A Natural And Unnatural History
Breasts An engaging narrative about an incredible, life-giving organ and its imperiled modern fate. Full description
Feted and fetishised, the breast is an evolutionary masterpiece. But breasts are changing - they are getting bigger, arriving earlier and attracting newfangled chemicals. Increasingly, the odds are stacked against us in the struggle with breast cancer, even among men. In asking what makes breasts so mercurial - and so vulnerable - Florence Williams uncovers the latest science from the fields of anthropology, biology and medicine.