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The Dirt on Clean Katherine's newest book,
The Dirt on Clean, is a social history of washing our bodies.


Brimming with lively anecdotes, this well-researched, smartly paced and endearing history of Western cleanliness holds a welcome mirror up to our intimate selves, revealing deep-seated desires and fears spanning 2000-plus years.
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LATEST NEWS: A children's version of The Dirt on Clean is in the works, to be published by Annick Press.