By Margot Mifflin
Updated January 08, 1993 at 05:00 AM EST
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Why Do Men Have Nipples? And Other Low-Life Answers to Real-Life Questions

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Can a person’s hair turn white overnight? Do as many women have sex-change operations as men? Has the flush toilet really been around for 4,000 years? Yes, yes, and yes, says Katherine Dunn, author of the acclaimed novel Geek Love, whose Q&A columns for Portland, Oregon’s alternative newspaper, Willamette Week, are compiled here. In response to quirky reader queries, Dunn, a tireless if sometimes unsuccessful investigator, tracks down obscure facts about subjects from tattoo parlors to the space shuttle. Equal parts weird science and hot air, Why Do Men Have Nipples? And Other Low-Life Answers to Real-Life Questions is bookish bathtub reading for Dear Abby defectors. B

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Why Do Men Have Nipples? And Other Low-Life Answers to Real-Life Questions

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  • Book
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  • Katherine Dunn
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  • Warner Books

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