Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
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Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

Title:Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
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  • Sep 23, 2008

    If you can’t cope with the idea of death without a hearty dose of euphemism – this probably isn’t going to be the book for you.When I became an archivist at the City of Melbourne a very dear fri...

  • Jan 18, 2012

    Mary Roach writes about what happens when you donate your body to science. Hilarity ensues. Well, maybe not hilarity but it is a good dose of edutainment.Way back around the time the earth's crust coo...

  • Jan 09, 2008

    In my nonfiction phase during the year, I grabbed this one and after finishing it, regretted its purchase. The book is about medical use of corpses and the human body, present-day and in the past. The...

  • Mar 09, 2011

    Mary Roach details a lot of uses for human cadavers in this book, but she missed a major one. As Weekend At Bernies taught us, you can always use the corpse of your boss to scam your way into a free w...

  • Jan 06, 2017

    First read of 2017 complete! It was a good one - 4.5 stars.Who knew that a book about what happens to our bodies after we die could be so interesting. This book covers everything to the horrific to th...

  • May 02, 2015

    Find all of my reviews at: http://52bookminimum.blogspot.com/ “Cadavers are our superheroes: They brave fire without flinching, withstand falls from tall buildings and head-on car crashes into walls...

  • Sep 26, 2007

    I bought this book when I first taught my class that has a foresnic anthropology component. I thought I could pick out a chapter of this book to assign to them, and it would be a nice, informative, la...

  • Jun 27, 2011

    There was not a single zombie in this whole book!!Mary Roach writes books about some interesting topics. This is the one that most interested me, though on finishing I realized that I also had "Packin...

  • Oct 14, 2014

    I really ought to have read this sooner. I'm not sure what happened and why it took me so long to get this information into my brain.This is a book about what happens to dead bodies. It's an older tit...

  • Oct 21, 2013

    In spite of the macabre topic, Mary Roach must have had a ball doing her footwork for this book. Not happy to glean her information from published sources, Mary travelled extensively to conduct her re...