Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
"One of the funniest and most unusual books of the year....Gross, educational, and unexpectedly sidesplitting."—Entertainment WeeklyStiff 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 this fascinating account, Mary Roach visits the good deeds of cadavers over the centuries and tells the engrossing story of our bodies when we are no longer with them.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Sean191 - www.librarything.com
Mary Roach does an admirable job covering a lot of ground (a lot of underground?) in this book. It's humorous in a dry way, not the laugh-out-loud funny I was led to expect...but it's a book about ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - justagirlwithabook - www.librarything.com
I have a handful of audiobooks on hold right now through the Libby app, all of which have a million weeks' wait it seems like. So what do I do? I listen to the morbid audiobooks that are currently ... Read full review