Brains, Breasts, Bowels, and Bladders: A History of the World Through Body Parts
Kathryn and Ross Petras in Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.
In this episode, Andrew is joined by Kathryn and Ross Petras, authors of A History of the World Through Body Parts: The Stories Behind the Organs, Appendages, Digits, and the Like Attached to (or Detached From) Famous Bodies.
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Kathryn & Ross Petras are a brother-and-sister writing team who’ve written numerous non-fiction books including the New York Times bestseller You’re Saying It Wrong, That Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Means, and Very Bad Poetry. They’ve also compiled a series of bestselling quote books like Dance First, Think Later, and It Always Seems Impossible Until It’s Done, as well as the page-a-day calendar The 365 Stupidest Things Ever Said (now in its 25th year—with over 4.9 million copies sold). They co-host the award-winning NPR.org