Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
Publish date: September 1st 2003
Publisher: Tantor Media
Edition language: English
Listened to the audiobook version. The book itself: do not listen or read it on a full stomach. Do not listen or read it when you are about to eat. Just... do not. There were times when some of the details had me staring in horror at my audio device. A few times I felt my stomach turn. It is like ...
Okay, this book might weird some people out, but for those like me who are into science and biology and anatomy and the like, it's a very interesting read! Mary Roach explores the many different places human cadavers can find themselves once they've left the world of the living. Many of them I wa...
I was drawn to this book for a few reasons. Firstly, if I could do university all over again I would work to becoming a forensic anthropologist which is career that I find extremely fascinating. Secondly, my grandpa passed away in 2013 and he elected to donate his body to science and recently we jus...
A look at what happens to human bodies after we die. It was interesting, but for me it bore almost no resemblance to my personal experience or belief system. My major experience of death had nothing to do with either the funeral home industry or the other scenarios Roach lays out. It was gentle; rel...
I found this book really interesting but also a bit to irreverent for my tastes. Which speaking of taste, this book uses a fair amount of food analogies and phrases that are food based which is not something I really want to think about when also thinking about dead people. But that's just me.
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