Your Body Is A Temple

10 Insane Facts From Bill Bryson’s “The Body”

Akarsh Nalawade
Jan 27 · 6 min read
Photo by Arthur Lambillotte on Unsplash

From harrowing descriptions of chainsaw mastectomies to advances in laser-gunning cancer, Bill Bryson’s sprawling, acerbic masterpiece is unputdownable. Bryson’s informative treatise takes us on a head-to-toe examination of every nook and cranny of the human body. Fact-filled, slapstick, poetic, heartbreaking.