Anatomies – Hugh Aldersey-Williams

Hugh Aldersey-Williams, famous for his previous Sunday Times bestseller Periodic Tales presents Anatomies as an appealing blend of science, history, literature and art. Opening with Rembrandt’s 1632 painting The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nocolaes Tulp, Aldersey-Williams makes it clear that Anatomies will not be an ordinary biology textbook detailing the in’s and out’s of human anatomy but instead, how the human body works…