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Mary Roach

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Science writer; author of Gulp: Adventures in the Alimentary Canal

Mary Roach on KCRW

In a book about military science, you may be surprised to find passages like, “I’m interested in diarrhea as a threat to national security.”

Mary Roach on 'Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War'

In a book about military science, you may be surprised to find passages like, “I’m interested in diarrhea as a threat to national security.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A lovingly sketched and thoroughly researched biography has just come out in paperback.

'Gulp'

A lovingly sketched and thoroughly researched biography has just come out in paperback.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A lovingly sketched and thoroughly researched biography has just come out in paperback.

Gulp!

A lovingly sketched and thoroughly researched biography has just come out in paperback.

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