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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.