Breast Cancer is the number one cancer killer of women. Breast enlargement is the number one cosmetic surgery in the US. Humans are the only mammals that have breasts continuously from puberty onwards and the onset is getting earlier and the size of breasts are bigger than ever. Breasts produce the most beneficial, even medicinal food on the planet and they also act like a sponge for all of the environmental havoc we continue to produce. Florence Williams is a trustworthy guide for the Natural and Unnatural History of our Breasts. Don’t miss this essential and compelling conversation about the state of our breasts. It is a rings a timely call to action and will leave you with both wonder and shock over the gift of your breasts.
Florence Williams is an award-winning journalist and contributor to Outside magazine. She also writes regularly forSlate and the New York Times, both of which have published pieces related to BREASTS. Her article “A Might Wind,” about a wind-powered island in Denmark, was picked by Jerome Groopman for The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2009. The manuscript for this book was a finalist for the prestigious Columbia/Nieman J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Prize.