Alice Roberts is an anatomist, osteoarchaeologist, anthropologist, television presenter, author and professor at the University of Birmingham. She has presented The Incredible Human Journey and Coast on BBC 2 and Inside Science on Radio 4. She lives in Bristol with her husband and two children.
'Alice Roberts's engagingly personal style connects you to your ancestors, to your ownbeginnings as a single cell . . . You emerge from her book entertained and with a deeperunderstanding of yourself' - Richard Dawkins'Her guided tour of the human body takes us on a fascinating journey of self-discovery' - Desmond Morris'Witty, personal and above all informed by passion and deep knowledge' - Adam Rutherford