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Mary Roach was born and raised in Etna, New Hampshire. She has a BA degree in psychology from Wesleyan University. She spent a few years as a free-lance copy editor before she landed a job at the San Francisco Zoological Society turning out press releases. She…
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|April 27, 2004

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Stiff is an oddly compelling, often hilarious exploration of the strange lives of our bodies postmortem. For two thousand years, cadavers—some willingly, some unwittingly—have been involved in science's boldest strides and weirdest undertakings. In…
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|April 1, 2014

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“America’s funniest science writer” (Washington Post) takes us down the hatch on an unforgettable tour. The alimentary canal is classic Mary Roach terrain: the questions explored in Gulp are as taboo, in their way, as the cadavers in Stiff and…
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|September 26, 2006

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"What happens when we die? Does the light just go out and that's that—the million-year nap? Or will some part of my personality, my me-ness persist? What will that feel like? What will I do all day? Is there a place to plug in my lap-top?" In an attempt to…
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|June 26, 2013

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The study of sexual physiology ? what happens, and why, and how to make it happen better ? has been a paying career or a diverting sideline for scientists as far-ranging as Leonardo da Vinci and James Watson. The research has taken place behind the closed doors…
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|June 26, 2013

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?What happens when we die? Does the light just go out and that?s that - the million-year nap? Or will some part of my personality, my me-ness persist? What will that feel like? What will I do all day? Is there a place to plug in my laptop?? In an attempt to find…
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|April 5, 2011

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Space is a world devoid of the things we need to live and thrive: air, gravity, hot showers, fresh produce, privacy, beer. Space exploration is in some ways an exploration of what it means to be human. How much can a person give up? How much weirdness can they…
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|October 22, 2015

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From acclaimed, New York Times best-selling author Mary Roach comes the complete collection of her “My Planet” articles published in Reader’s Digest .  The quirky, brilliant author takes a magnifying glass to everyday life, exposing moments…
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|October 28, 2015

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“America’s funniest science writer” (Washington Post) takes us down the hatch on an unforgettable tour. The alimentary canal is classic Mary Roach terrain: the questions explored in Gulp are as taboo, in their way, as the cadavers in Stiff and…
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|June 26, 2013

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The study of sexual physiology ? what happens, and why, and how to make it happen better ? has been a paying career or a diverting sideline for scientists as far-ranging as Leonardo da Vinci and James Watson. The research has taken place behind the closed doors…
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|April 14, 2014

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Neues von der Meisterin der komischen Naturwissenschaften Wir riechen und schlürfen, schmecken, kauen, schlucken. Und dann? Was passiert mit Müsli, Steak, Salat und Cola, wenn sie im Schlund verschwunden sind? Mary Roach, die Spezialistin für das ungewöhnliche in…

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The Best American Series® First, Best, and Best-Selling The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume’s series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and…