Reddit Book Club Selection for December

By Dianna Dilworth Comment

32145The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach is Reddit’s book club selection for December.

Readers can discuss the text at  /r/books. Here is more about the book:

Stiff is an oddly compelling, often hilarious exploration of the strange lives of our bodies postmortem. For two thousand years, cadavers—some willingly, some unwittingly—have been involved in science’s boldest strides and weirdest undertakings. They’ve tested France’s first guillotines, ridden the NASA Space Shuttle, been crucified in a Parisian laboratory to test the authenticity of the Shroud of Turin, and helped solve the mystery of TWA Flight 800. For every new surgical procedure, from heart transplants to gender reassignment surgery, cadavers have been there alongside surgeons, making history in their quiet way.

Roach will do a Reddit AMA session on December 30th.

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