David Bainbridge was trained in veterinary surgery and zoology at Cambridge University, where he now teaches Clinical Veterinary Anatomy. He is the author of four previous books: on pregnancy, on the biology of sex and sexuality, on the brain, and most recently Teenagers: A Natural History (Portobello, 2009) and Middle Age: A Natural History (Portobello, 2012).
Curvology is an excellent example of how modern evolutionary thinking goes well beyond the study of old, dry bones. These days, it encompasses such lively topics as the shape of our bodies and - more critically - of our minds. You may well disagree with some of this book (I do), but I think you'll agree that its worth your attention; it will likely challenge your thinking, while also adding to it --David P. Barash, author of Buddhist Biology