'May god make your house dirty!' - Dogon blessing from Mali
Virginia Smith is a freelance historian and research fellow at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Rosie Cox is a senior lecturer at Birkbeck College. Elizabeth Pisani is an epidemiologist. Rose George is a freelance writer. Peter Brimblecombe is professor of atmospheric chemistry at the University of East Anglia. Brian Ralph is an illustrator and lecturer at the Maryland Institute of Art.
Excellent -- Paul Levy * Wall Street Journal *
A thought-provoking read. -- Doug Johnstone * Big Issue *
Enjoyable -- Christopher Hirst * Independent *
This splendidly edited book activated both my inner child, fascinated with all that's revolting - and my social conscience. * New Scientist *
Very accessible and copiously illustrated... the visual side is excellent -- Alastair Mabbott * Herald *