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Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal

The irresistible, ever-curious, and always best-selling Mary Roach returns with a new adventure to t ...

Mary Roach

Mary Roach is the author of Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War,Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void, Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex, Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife, and Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers. Her writing has appeared in Outside, Wired, National Geographic, and the New York Times Magazine, among others. She lives in Oakland, California.

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Books by Mary Roach

  1. Book CoverBonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex


    A New York Times Bestseller

    “Rich in dexterous innuendo, laugh-out-loud humor and illuminating fact. It’s compulsively readable.” —Los Angeles Times Book ReviewMore

  2. Book CoverGrunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War


    A New York Times / National Bestseller

    "America's funniest science writer" (Washington Post) Mary Roach explores the science of keeping human beings intact, awake, sane, uninfected, and uninfested in the bizarre and extreme circumstances of war.More

  3. Book CoverGulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal


    The irresistible, ever-curious, and always best-selling Mary Roach returns with a new adventure to the invisible realm we carry around inside.More

  4. Book CoverPacking for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void


    “America’s funniest science writer” (Washington Post) returns to explore the irresistibly strange universe of life without gravity in this New York Times bestseller.More

  5. Book CoverSpook: Science Tackles the Afterlife


    The best-selling author of Stiff  and Bonk trains her considerable wit and curiosity on the human soul.More

  6. Book CoverStiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers


    "One of the funniest and most unusual books of the year....Gross, educational, and unexpectedly sidesplitting."—Entertainment WeeklyMore