Science writer Angier presents a celebration of the female body, beginning with the egg. She reveals the interactions between organ systems, arguing that these make us what we are, and explores oestrogen, testosterone, serotonin, adrenaline, the chemistry of orgasm, pregnancy and the menopause.
Natalie Angier's contributions to THE NEW YORK TIMES on Science won her a Pulitzer Prize. She has won numerous awards and her most recent book WOMAN was highly acclaimed and shortlisted for the 1999 National Book Award in America.
Short-listed for United States National Book Awards: Nonfiction 1999.