Gross Anatomy: A Field Guide to Loving Your Body


A blend of anecdote and research, this book looks at our bodies as both wonderful machines and sometimes the subject of our volatile or apprehensive relationships with our own flesh and blood. An essay collection about our bodies and what it's like to inhabit them, with all the good and bad that comes with being human animals. This journey from head to toe uncovers our biases and beliefs about body parts, and our sometimes self-revulsion at our own workings, but ultimately suggests there is greatness in our grossness.