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No one can resist a good read. At the Racecourse, Bombay, 1974.(Jagdish Agarwal/Getty Images)

HT reviewers pick the best books they’ve read in 2019

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 20, 2019 06:30 AM IST
The list includes short stories, novellas, science writing, memoirs, and fiction that examines feudalism, patriarchy, fanaticism, marriage, and identity
Hamblin provides a unique look at our bodies and their amazing (and not-so amazing) attributes.
Hamblin provides a unique look at our bodies and their amazing (and not-so amazing) attributes.

Why don’t men have multiple orgasms? Why do stomachs rumble? This book offers answers

Indo Asian News Service | By Vikas Datta , Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2018 04:03 PM IST
Why body hair or eyelashes don’t grow like head hair? Why do we itch? Can we train ourselves to sleep less? In his book about our bodies, If Our Bodies Could Talk, James Hamblin, who abandoned a medical career to focus on science writing, offers answers to these and more such intriguing questions.
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