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Stuck Up!

Ok, it’s a cheap shot…. but I defy you not to giggle. Yup, you’ve probably guessed by now, that this book Stuck Up! is written by doctors featuring their favourite … Continue reading

December 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

Anatomical Alphabet of Emotions

  In case you’ve not yet discovered it, John Ptak runs a blog ‘Ptak Science Books’, where I stumbled across this hilarious (to an anatomy geek) article ‘An Alphabet of … Continue reading

November 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

Science Tattoos

Due to be released in October 2011 is Carl Zimmers latest publication, ‘Science Ink’ the art of science tattoos. I saw this at the London Book Fair earlier this year, … Continue reading

August 25, 2011 · Leave a comment

Medical London

If you’re interested by the grizzly stories of historical London, this Medical London book; “From psychopaths to homeopaths, from bodysnatchers to Bohemians, ‘Medical London’ comprises a book of essays, a … Continue reading

August 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

Anatomical Flap Books

This film is such a good way of showing these intricate anatomical flap books as documented by ‘Animated Anatomies’.

August 12, 2011 · Leave a comment


This book has got to be one of the most macabre things I’ve seen in a while. Dissection: Photographs of a rite of passage in American Medicine 1880-1930 is a … Continue reading

July 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

Making an exit

In this book Making An Exit, published by Coptic Publishing, London, author Sarah Murray explores how different cultures dignify the dead. Her travels in this book include a Balinese royal cremation, Mexico’s Day … Continue reading

July 15, 2011 · Leave a comment