Skip to product information
1 of 2
Home / Coffee table books / Butts: A Backstory

Butts: A Backstory

Regular price $28.99
Regular price Sale price $28.99
Sale Out of stock
View full details

Collapsible content


In "Butts: A Backstory", Heather Radke, a reporter and essayist, takes readers on a fascinating journey through the historical, cultural, and societal dimensions of buttocks.

Spanning nearly two centuries, Radke explores the evolution of buttocks, their impact on fashion sizing, and the racial dynamics associated with figures like Sarah Bartmann and Jennifer Lopez.

From 19th-century London performance halls to 1980s aerobics studios and contemporary pop culture, the book delves into the multifaceted role of buttocks in shaping perceptions, fashion trends, and societal ideals.

Radke's engaging narrative and exploration of personal and societal connections with this anatomical feature make "Butts: A Backstory" an entertaining and thought-provoking cultural history.


  • 1.2" H x 8.5" L x 5.9" W (0.97 lbs) 320 pages
  • Released November 29, 2022
  • Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9781982135485

Shipping info


For most orders, allow 3 to 5 business days for delivery. Orders $139+ ship free.


For most orders, allow 1 to 2 business days for delivery.

Express International (Non-US)$30

For most orders, allow 1 to 5 business days for delivery.

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review

Blank Canvas Bookstore

We stock coffee table books that make your space interesting for you and your friends.

The objects around your house should inspire creativity, spark conversation, and help you create a fuller life.

  • ★★★★★

    I'm obsessed with all the books I've purchased from Blank Canvas Bookstore. I love getting compliments from my friends on all the crazy awesome books I've collected!!

    Ashley C.

  • ★★★★★

    Blank Canvas Bookstore is great. I love the variety of loud, bright decor.

    Laura A.

  • ★★★★☆

    I unfortunately had an issue with my order but the person who resolved it was so helpful and nice!

    Elizabeth B.

1 of 3