Wellcome Collection publishes books that relate to our exhibitions, collections and areas of interest.
Fifteen talented writers each explore a different body part in this funny and moving collection.
A hilarious quest to understand life's ultimate guilty pleasure – in a beautiful gift package.
One of Britain's finest writers explores the relationship between our health and the buildings that surround us.
Your voice is a powerful instrument. But do you know how to look after it? Or how to get the best out of it?
To be alive is to be in perpetual change. This book considers the transformations in mind and body that span the arc of human life.
Brings together medicine, art and social history to reveal what life was really like in the Middle Ages.
An exquisite treasury of illustrations and objects, this book presents a visual history of some of the earliest medical systems and healing practices in the world.
Aarathi Prasad investigates how Indian medicine came to be the way it is.
A 64-page book including all of the burial site photographs commissioned for the exhibition.
Disturbing, macabre and moving, this beautifully illustrated clothbound book examines our enduring desire to make peace with death.
Charts the many roles that diseases, treatments and cures have played in the city's sprawling story.
First Prize in the Popular Medicine category for the 2008 Medical Book Awards sponsored by the British Medical Association.
Explores the philosophical, biological, and sociopolitical issues underlying our idea of self.
25 large-format cards showcase exquisite details from the murals and key artefacts of Tibet's Lukhang Temple.
Sets out to chart the theme of madness across a variety of territories in Vienna in 1900.
A collection of literature, science and art delving into the mysteries of human consciousness.
A book that takes a fresh look at the apparently simple question of why humans sleep and dream.
A fully illustrated and fascinating exploration of the brain.
Dirt is waste, excrement, rubbish – but what then is soil? Is cleanliness next to godliness or sterility?
Winner of the MIND Book of the Year 2011
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