The Shape of Things to Come: Exploring the Future of the Human Body

Written by:
Druin Burch
Narrated by:
Greg Wagland

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
July 2019
13 hours 6 minutes
In this humane and important exploration of modern medicine, Druin Burch examines the future of medicine, our changing physicalities and the implications of longer life.
From birth to death and through the exploration of topics such as disease, sex, mind, eating and drinking, Burch tracks the future of medicine by looking at what is already possible today. Weaving in insights from literature, art and history, The Shape of Things to Come considers the cultural complexity surrounding medicine as well as its impact on the humanities. As a specialist in geriatric medicine Burch writes with a keen understanding of the medical profession. He outlines the areas of medicine which have seen the greatest improvements and optimistically offers insight into further advancements.
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Ted E.

Lotsa data...lotsa dull. Pretty pompous. This is my first real Audiobooks casualty. I found him so often irritating, I could not finish listening.

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