When in doubt, read a book. Our books investigate health and the human body through a range of perspectives, from medieval relics to the science of sunlight. These extracts take you inside the covers of some of the most exciting writing today.
Inside Our Books
Do you sometimes enjoy witnessing others’ distress? Tiffany Watt Smith suggests five ways to manage - and even embrace - the perplexing emotion of Schadenfreude.
The nose is a much-maligned appendage, but it’s a powerful organ capable of invoking powerful emotions from past memories and sexual attraction.
In this extract from ‘Living with Buildings and Walking with Ghosts’, walk with Iain Sinclair through the streets of London.