Could you save us the time to read that book and answer the question for us? Why do they?
"Although females have mammary glands, we all start out in a similar way in the embyo. Durring development, the female follows the female tamplate until about six weeks, when the male sex chromosome kicks in for a male embryo."
Moonwalker - Charlie Duke.
(YouTube - John Young and Charlie Duke on the moon < Charlie Duke And John Young on the moon)
Very interested and intriguing read by the way for all those who are unsure, Charlie Duke was an astronaut on the Apollo 16 mission
I just finished reading "Oryx and Crake" by Margaret Atwood. I tried to read "The Life of Pi" but it's somewhat pendantic and cloying (or maybe I mean annoying) and just not believable. As far as the whole white man writing the voice of an Indian, John Irving did it better in 'Son of the Circus" and that's not even "serious literature"
I might try reading 'The Alchemist' next but I think I'll have the same result. Books on heavy hipster rotation I usually find...annoying.
Yeah, I know that's terribly descriptive.
Self-conscious, overly impressed with itself, overly sentimental.