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  • Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex

    By Mary Roach

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393334791
    • Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company
    • Published: April 2009
    Can a person think herself to orgasm? Can a dead man get an erection? What more do you need to go on to pick up a copy of BONK? Need an answer to why Viagra doesn't help women, or for that matter, pandas? In BONK, Mary Roach (Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers and Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife) shows how and why sexual arousal and orgasm - two of the most complex, delightful, amazing, scientific, and desired - phenomena on earth, can be so difficult to achieve and what science is doing to make the bedroom a more satisfying place to be truly human. Bibliography. 320p.
  • Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex

    By Mary Roach

    Our Price: $45.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780393064643
    • Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company
    • Published: March 2008
    Mary Roach is, without a doubt, one of the most entertaining and informative writers working in the world of nonfiction today. Her acclaimed books, 'Stiff' and 'Spook' illuminated worlds that are often closed off to us, inspiring millions to reconsider life, death, and what it means to be human. Always in favor of pushing the envelope, Roach now tackles the most taboo subject in our culture, painting a compelling and utterly readable picture of sexual physiology. A testament to the men and women who dedicated their lives to improving sex, including Master and Johnson, Princess Marie Bonaparte, and Dr. Geng-Long Hsu, 'Bonk' will shock, titillate, and inform all who read it.
  • Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War

    By Mary Roach

    Our Price: $13.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780393245448
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: June 2016
    Explores the science of keeping humans healthy and focused in the extreme environments of war, drawing on interviews with doctors, trainers, and weapons testers to illuminate how soldiers are conditioned to survive traumas.
  • Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War

    By Mary Roach

    Our Price: $8.00 - $14.35
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393354379
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: June 2017
  • Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal

    By Mary Roach

    Our Price: $13.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780393081572
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: April 2013
    The humor scientist behind Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers and Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife takes a tour of the human digestive system, explaining why the stomach doesn't digest itself and whether constipation can kill you.
  • Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal

    By Mary Roach

    Our Price: $15.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393348743
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: April 2014
    The humor scientist behind Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers and Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife takes a tour of the human digestive system, explaining why the stomach doesn't digest itself and whether constipation can kill you. Reprint. 70,000 first printing.
  • My Planet: Finding Humor in the Oddest Places

    By Mary Roach

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781621450719
    • Publisher: Readers Digest
    • Published: April 2013
  • Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void

    By Mary Roach

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393339918
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: April 2011
    The best-selling author of Stiff and Bonk explores the irresistibly strange universe of space travel and life without gravity. From the Space Shuttle training toilet to a crash test of NASA’s new space capsule, Mary Roach takes readers on a surreally entertaining trip into the science of life in space and space on Earth. An Entertainment Weekly Top Ten Book of the Year. Time Line, Bibliography. 334p
  • Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed

    By Carl Zimmer

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781402783609
    • Publisher: Sterling
    • Published: November 2011
    Displaying hundreds of incredible tattoos that pay tribute to various scientific disciplines, this fascinating book, penned by a renowned science writer, reveals the stories behind the individuals who chose to permanently inscribe their obsessions in their skin and reflects on the science in question.
  • Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife

    By Mary Roach

    Our Price: $45.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780393059625
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton
    • Published: October 2005
    In this fascinating new book, Mary Roach, best-selling author of 'Stiff', brings her tireless curiosity to the eternal question, what happens when we die? Roach's research takes her around the world as she talks with scientists, schemers, engineers and mediums, all trying to prove (or disprove) that life goes on after death. Her journey starts in rural India with a reincarnation researcher, and ends up in an operating room in Virginia where the ceiling has been equipped with machinery designed to study the out-of-body near-death experience. Along the way she finds English medium schools, a professor who plans to weigh the consciousness of a leech, and many more truly amazing phenomena and people.
  • Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife

    By Mary Roach

    Our Price: $15.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393329124
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: October 2006
    A New York Times bestseller. The author of the celebrated 'Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers' explores how science has attempted to study our post-mortem fate. Roach traces early psychical research to current US investigationsof near-death experiences and case studies by the International Center for Survival and Reincarnation Researches. Her historical wanderings unearth soul-seeking philosophers who rumaged through cadavers and calves' heads, a North Carolina lawsuit that established legal precedence for ghosts, and the last surviving sample of 'ectoplasm' in a Cambridge University archive. And much more. Bibliography. 311p.
  • Stiff

    By Mary Roach

    Our Price: $29.99
    • Format: Audio/CD
    • ISBN-13: 9781400100972
    • Publisher: Tantor Media Inc
    • Published: October 2003
    For 2,000 years, cadavers---some willingly, some unwittingly---have been involved in science's boldest strides and weirdest undertakings. In this fascinating, ennobling account, Mary Roach visits the good deeds of cadavers over the centuries and, in so doing, tells the engrossing story of our bodies when we are no longer with them.
  • Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

    By Mary Roach

    Our Price: $23.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780393050936
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: April 2003
    A discussion by the science writer of the use of human bodies in science, medicine, the military, and crime prevention.
  • Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

    By Mary Roach

    Our Price: $14.35
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393324822
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
    • Published: May 2004
    Yes, cadavers can be funny, though how a human being gets to be one is not. Unless of course, it is. Postmortem, we've, uh, they, cadavers, have provided many a good deed, involved in science's boldest strides and weirdest undertakings. These good deeds over the centuries have not gone unnoticed by the author, who presents her experience in the 'Michael Moore approach to the unliving.' The book concludes with an uplifting page of information: 'How to donate your body to science.' A New York Times bestseller. Bibliography. B&W illus. 304p.
  • The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2011

    By Mary Roach

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780547350639
    • Publisher: Mariner Books
    • Published: October 2011
    Contributors to this edition include Atul Gawande, Jonathan Franzen, Deborah Blum, Malcolm Gladwell, Oliver Sacks, Jon Mooallem, Jon Cohen, Luke Dittrich, and others. Contributors’ Notes; Other Notable Science and Nature Writing (2010). 361p.

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