The Big Book Club – June selection
Written with whimsy and eloquence, her investigation into female physiology draws its inspiration not only from scientific and medical sources but also from mythology, history, art, and literature.
The mysteries of evolution are not a new subject for Angier, a Pulitzer Prize-winning biology writer for the New York Times whose previous books include The Canon and Natural Obsessions. The strengths of Woman begin with Angier’s witty and evocative prose style, but its real contribution is the way it expands the definition of female “geography” beyond womb, breasts, and estrogen.
Natalie Angier is a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer for the New York Times and a frequent contributor to many magazines.
The Big Book Club is a state wide book club that features a different book each month.