Bill Bryson | The Body: A Guide for Occupants
Where: The Cooper Union
7 E. 7th St. | 41 Cooper Sq.
212-353-4100 Price: $35 Admission & Signed Copy grants you admission for one, plus one copy of the book to be signed after the event. $22 Admission grants you admission for one.
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Bill Bryson once again proves himself to be an incomparable companion with The Body: A Guide for Occupants, as he guides us through the human body–how it functions, its remarkable ability to heal itself, and (unfortunately) the ways it can fail. Full of extraordinary facts (your body made a million red blood cells since you started reading this) and irresistible Bryson-esque anecdotes, The Body will lead you to a deeper understanding of the miracle that is life in general and you in particular. As Bill Bryson writes, “We pass our existence within this wobble of flesh and yet take it almost entirely for granted.” The Body will cure that indifference with generous doses of wondrous, compulsively readable facts and information.
Join us at the Cooper Union’s Great Hall for an evening as one of the great raconteurs takes us on a tour of our own insides!