Gavin Francis:  doctor & writer

Contributes to:  

London Review of Books www.lrb.co.uk/contributors/gavin-francis

New York Review of Books www.nybooks.com/contributors/gavin-francis/

Guardian www.theguardian.com/profile/gavin-francis


Author of:

Shapeshifters - On Medicine & Human Change (UK 2018)

Shapeshifters - A Journey Through the Changing Human Body (USA 2018)


Adventures in Human Being (UK & USA 2015)



*Winner of Saltire Non-Fiction Book of the Year*

*Winner BMA Book Awards - Category: Basis of Medicine*

*Economist Books of the Year 2015*

*Sunday Times Books of the Year 2015*

*Sunday Herald Books of the Year 2015*

*Observer - Science Book of the Year 2015*

*Times Books of the Year 2015*


Book of the Week, BBC Radio 4, June 2015

links to excerpts below


BRAIN

FACE

SHOULDER

LIVER

FOOT


Empire Antarctica: Ice, Silence & Emperor Penguins (2012)

Scottish Book of the Year 2013, shortlisted for Costa, Banff, Saltire & Ondaatje Awards

EA very small


True North: Travels in Arctic Europe (2008, 2012)

True North cover vsmall


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