Bill Bryson at The Barbican
Meet bestselling author Bill Bryson as he talks about his latest bestseller - 'The Body: A Guide for Occupants' - at the Life Lessons festival
The Barbican, London
Saturday 15th February, 2020 @ 7:45 pm
- Book signing
- In Conversation
- Questions & Answers
About the Event
The man who has explored the history of nearly everything has got to grips with the human body. In this keynote, Bryson explores the human body, discusses our misconceptions of it and asks whether being knowledgeable is the start of being healthy.
This event is part of Life Lessons Festival, a weekend of big talks from big thinkers presented by The Sunday Times, featuring headline events in partnership with Penguin Live.
About the Book
Publisher:Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publication date:1 Oct 2019
`We spend our whole lives in one body and yet most of us have practically no idea how it works and what goes on inside it. The idea of the book is simply to try to understand the extraordinary contraption that is us.' Bill Bryson sets off to explore the human body, how it functions and its remarkable ability to heal itself.