Bitch : What does it mean to be female?


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‘A dazzling, funny and elegantly angry demolition of our preconceptions about female behaviour and sex in the animal kingdom … Bitch is a blast. I read it, my jaw sagging in astonishment, jotting down favourite parts to send to friends and reading out snippets gleefully…’ Observer’A book that is tearing down the stereotypes and the biases. Absolutely fascinating.’ BBC R4 Woman’s Hour’From the heir to Attenborough. 5*’ – Telegraph’Glorious … A bold and gripping takedown of the sexist mythology baked into biology …Full of marvellous surprises. Guardian’Colourful, committed and deeply informed.’ Sunday Times’Gloriously original’ Daily MirrorA ‘sparkling attack on scientific sexism’ Nature’Humorous, absorbing, sometimes shocking (for a variety of reasons), and bound to be a conversation starter’ BBC Wildlife’Brilliant … Cooke is a superb science writer’ TLS’Zoologist Lucy Cooke’s hilarious and enlightening book reclaims evolutionary biology for females of all species.’ New Statesman’Introduces us to a marvelous zoetrope of animals.’ The Atlantic'[An] effervescent expose …