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In Your Face
We humans have been modifying our faces for centuries—from medieval face-pulling competitions (often fatal) and criminal punishment in ancient India (rhinokopia), to post-war reconstructive surgery and contemporary cosmetic surgery. But what is it that compels us to go "under the knife"? Is it simply the pursuit of beauty, or is it a deeper drive for survival? And why, ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published August 1st 2012 by Hardie Grant Books
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