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Breasts Unbound

Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (68 ratings)

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Summary

Join the award-winning series Breasts Unbound for a revealing journey into everyone’s favorite organ. Host Florence Williams travels from Houston to Hollywood to the boob-shaped hills of Northern England to share the big and small story of breasts - why we have them, how we view them, and why they sometimes do weird things. Turns out, breasts have a lot to teach us.

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Interesting Listen

I wasn't sure what expect when I downloaded this but I was pleasantly surprised. I've learnt so much and actually cried at some of the shows.
I didn't agree with many of the observations made, and felt some of the men made ridiculous statements to justify their lust for breasts but that's what this series was for.
It's worth listening too, and a pleasure to " meet" the first woman to have breast augmentation. She is a grounded, eloquent funny woman who deserves respect for the path she set for those who not only wanted bigger boobs, but wanted smaller breasts, needed cosmetic reconstruction and had to Deal with the loss of breast through cancer etc

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Interesting series of articles

This is an interesting series of articles about breasts. Most of them are medically related in some way.

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Great!

Well worth a listen - I’d highly recommend this to anyone that’s interested I cultural/social history and/or material history. It’s plain funny and interesting.

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Very poor journalism

This audiobook very much pushes an agenda. It tries to constantly imply that breast cancer is solely caused by external chemicals, plastics, and obesity with a single throwaway sentence that is it's only reference to genetic predisposition.

The episodes that don't talk about cancer are interesting, but the glaring omissions and bias in every mention of cancer are enough to rate the low rating.

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I wasn't sure what to expect from this but it was

I wasn't sure what to expect from this but it was brilliant, scary and worrying also facinating. everyone, make and female needs to hear it!

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Thought provoking listening

Informative, fascinating, well thought out and entertaining. Really enjoyed this series of podcasts and will look out for similar ones now, having been a staunch fiction-all-the-way reader before!

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A gem, and not what you think!

I loved this. Really well researched, really interesting topics, and done in a clear and engaging manner. A must listen.

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No idea why this is in my library

This book has appeared in my library. I have no idea where it came from but it isn't the sort of thing that interests me in the least and I cannot delete it. Very unimpressed!

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  • Clarance Benes
  • 13-09-19

Nice traveling story to hear

Thoroughly enjoyed the history and science of breasts. Pleasantly pleased that there was a lot of science from different fields included in the story. Who doesn’t love breasts?

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  • ani960
  • 21-08-19

Informative

It has an NPR type feel. It was interesting, informative and a pleasant listening experience.

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  • Saritah
  • 13-11-19

Interesting Perspectives

Free the nipple already! Great testimonials of women's and men's struggles with their breasts. Diverse perspectives of breasts and how they came to be. Great listen.

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  • Huckleberry
  • 22-04-20

Very Interesting

These short podcasts are a great way into the world of breasts. I enjoyed the journey and was grateful Florence Williams introduced me to experts, theories, and those with different relationships with breasts.