Dr S91scpnx+guLharad Paul, skin cancer surgeon and novelist explores the history of the human skin, the changes it undertook every time the future of the species was at stake and the genetic chains that bind races and species together.  Is red hair really going extinct? And are people with fairer skin considered superior in many cultures? The answers to these questions and more are in this illuminating discussion based on his book, Skin, a Biography. In conversation with novelist Aifric Campbell

Zurich Dalkey Book Festival June 19 2016