Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

Mary Roach

"One of the funniest and most unique books of the year....Gross, academic, and all of sudden sidesplitting."―Entertainment Weekly

Stiff is an oddly compelling, usually hilarious exploration of the unusual lives of bodies postmortem. for 2 thousand years, cadavers―some willingly, a few unwittingly―have been curious about science's boldest strides and most unearthly undertakings. during this attention-grabbing account, Mary Roach visits the great deeds of cadavers over the centuries and tells the engrossing tale of bodies after we aren't any longer with them.

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