Dr Monty Lyman is a doctor and research fellow at the University of Oxford. His first book, The Remarkable Life of the Skin, was shortlisted for the 2019 Royal Society Science Book Prize, was a Radio 4 Book of the Week and a Sunday Times Book of the Year. He has given many talks at national conferences and has won several essay prizes, including the 2020 Royal Society of Medicine pain essay prize. He lives in Oxford, England.
A remarkable book that explores the boundaries and the meaning of
pain - and how conventional understanding and treatment are failing
us. * Sunday Times *
An accessible and well-written book... [Dr Lyman] takes us into the world of pain: its weirdness, its growing pervasiveness and how it's been misunderstood for centuries. * Mail on Sunday *