Detail from Drawing Hands by MC Escher.

Book review: on the secret life of our wandering hands

Why are our manual extremities so restless, picking at noses and plucking at scabs – not to mention playing with phones? In this long essay, psychoanalyst Darian Leader takes an arm’s-length look at just what our hands are up to

TOP PICKS

Detail from Drawing Hands by MC Escher.
READ FULL ARTICLE